The Nigerian Army, has through the Defence Headquarters, in Abuja, on Wednesday, revealed that President Muhammadu, who is currently on a 7-day private visit at Daura, Katsina State, his home, is safe; hence is not threatened by the activities of the bandits in the State,
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, stated this while featuring on Arise TV’s ‘Morning Show”, monitored by Page 36.
His exact words: “One of the major tasks of the Armed Force of Nigeria, is to ensure the protection of government and State Actors, and in that regard, the Commander-in-Chief is very safe in Katsina, and anywhere that he is, or will be at all times”.
He went on to debunk reports that Boko Haram was responsible for the abduction of the Schoolboys at Government Science Secondary School, in Kankara, Katsina State.
He added: “On the basis of the characteristics of terrorists all over the world, from the time of Al-Qaeda, Taliban, Al-Shabaab, all of them, wherever they will boost their ego or show relevance, that is what they will do.
“What did they even do? Somebody spoke on audio and said:‘I am Shekau’. Shekau on a secondary note is a brand. All that needs to be done, is somebody using his voice. The total aim of terrorists is to instill fear into people, even beyond their scope of influence.
“So, it is easy for the layman to agree that it is them (Boko Haram), because even if it is kidnappers or armed robbers, their aim is to instill fear and kill.”
Enenche therefore, appealed to the parents of the abducted Students to “have short patience”.
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