Tinubu: I’mAngered, Troubled By TerrorAttacks Across Nigeria

National Leader of the All
Progressives Congress (APC),
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
said yesterday he was “angered
and troubled” by the terror
attacks across the country.
He however said the terrorists
unleashing mayhem on the
people especially in Borno,
Yobe, Benue, Niger, Imo,
among others would be
defeated.
Tinubu in a six-thread tweet on
h i s T w i t t e r h a n d l e ,
@AsiwajuTinubu also warned
against disparaging the military,
saying valiant men and women
are risking their lives for the
country. The APC leader wrote:

“Like all decent Nigerians, I am
angered and troubled by the terror
and cruelty being visited upon the
people of Borno, Yobe, Benue,
Niger, Imo and other parts of the
nation.
“These attacks have caused many
to disparage our military and
security forces. This we must not
do. Valiant men and women serve
in our security forces, risking
their lives to protect us.
“We s t a n d w i t h t h em.
Government also must continue
to encourage the security forces
to do their utmost to subdue this
threat. The lives of innocent
Nigerians and the future progress

of the nation may lie in the balance.
“As a people, we must never
surrender to the fearful temptation
to blame one another. Regardless
of region or religion, we must unite
against a common foe. Discord
will only invite defeat.
“The enemy’s attacks seem to focus
on our s chool s , r e l igious
institutions and security forces.
They seek to extinguish the light of
knowledge and hope by shrouding
us in the darkness of fear and brutal
ordeal.
“We must not tremble. They will be
vanquished. In the end, tolerance,
justice and compassion shall win
the day.”

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