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Buhari President says Boko Haram's final burial is in progress

The President described the latest attack on Madagali, Adamawa state, as an act of desperation.

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President Muhammadu Buhari play President Muhammadu Buhari (Reuters)

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed confidence that the military is about to finally wipe out Boko Haram insurgents.

The President was quoted as saying this in a statement issued by the Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, on Friday, December 9.

He described the latest attack carried out by the terrorists in Madagali, Adamawa state, as a desperate act.

Buhari said: "This latest attack is obviously an act of desperation, but the Nigerian military will neither be distracted nor relent.

"Putting an end to this senseless loss of innocent lives remains a top priority of this administration.

"Over the past few weeks, the Nigerian military have made significant advancements in an offensive aimed at slamming the final nail in the coffin of Boko Haram.

"The battle against terrorism is a joint effort involving all citizens, both government and governed. Together, Nigerians can and will defeat the evil that is Boko Haram."

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He urged Nigerians to be more vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the nearest security and law enforcement agency.

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