Jonathan to WEF participants: your coming is a blow to terrorists
President Goodluck Jonathan told wold leaders and participants at the ongoing World Economic Forum for Africa, that their attendance dealt a major blow to terrorists.
Jonathanâ€Ž at the opening of the plenary session un-locking job-creating growth, while thanking the participants for accepting to come said, if they had stayed away the terrorists would have jubilated and embolden to create more havoc for the citizens of this country.
“Nigeria is proud to host this event for the first time the conference is coming to West Africaâ€Ž.
“Let me use this unique opportunity to appreciate you for accepting to come. As a nation we are facing attacks of terrorists.
“Let me appreciate you individually and collectively in your support for us, your sentiments and â€Žby your presence here in Nigeria at this time. You have already supported us to win the war on terror.
“If you have refused to come because of fear, the terrorists would have jubilated and even committed more havoc. But your coming here to support us morally is a major blow â€Žto terrorists.
“Let me use this unique opportunity to appreciate all the countries that have expressed their commitment especially in terms of rescuing these girls that disappeared in one of our secondary schools.
“The government of China promised assistance and I believe that assistance will come almost immediately. The government of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and France have spoken with me and expressed their commitments towards resolving this crisis in Nigeria.
“I believe that the kidnapping of these girls will be the beginning of the end of terror in Nigeria,” he said.