President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian military personnels to put an end to the persistent insurgency in the country by confronting terrorists and wiping them off the face of the earth.
The president said this in Kaduna State, at the graduation ceremony of 247 students of the Senior Course 44 of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, on Thursday.
Buhari who promised that his government would continue to provide the needed support required to wipe out terrorists from Nigeria, however celebrated the sacrifices and successes of the Nigerian military in defending the country courageously.
According to Him, “The response of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to the Boko Haram insurgency, banditry, militancy, kidnapping as well as the activities of separatists and armed militias amongst others have been commendable.
“We have witnessed recent terrorist attacks in Nigeria bearing the hallmark of national and trans-border insurgents trying to cause havoc in Nigeria as well as in neighbouring countries.
“It’ll be part of your duty to confront these terrorists and insurgents and wipe them off the face of the earth and bring peace to our countries.”