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Insecurity: Jonathan Applauds General Buhari, Calls Him A “True Patriot”

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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan commends General Muhammadu Buhari for

his very statesman-like views on  terrorism and insecurity  in Nigeria as

expressed in his article which was published by the media over the past

two days.
President Jonathan believes that the position taken by General Buhari is

that of a true patriot, respected former Head of State, revered elder

statesman and nationalist.
The President welcomes General Buhari's call on all Nigerians to remain

steadfast and work in unity to overcome terrorists and other merchants of

death who currently threaten national security.
President Jonathan fully shares General Buhari's view that a minority must

never be allowed to “bring the nation to its knees through terror”.

He has noted General Buhari's recommendation that the nation's

counter-terrorism strategies be further fine-tuned and welcomes his kind

offer of support and co-operation in dealing with the challenge of

The President assures General Buhari of his Administration's sincere

commitment and dedication to the successful prosecution of the fight

against terrorism and all other threats to national security.

He further assures the General of his preparedness to work with him and

all other patriotic Nigerians, irrespective of their political

affiliations, to strengthen national security and end the scourge of