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