The northern part of Nigeria has witnessed tones of terrorist attack over the past few years. Boko Haram insurgents have reduced some cities in northern Nigeria to dust with series of suicide bombing.
Nigerians in northern part were thrown in state of helplessness with the unpleasant situation, call has been made to men in powers and political gladiators to help cub Boko Haram menace but all effort proved abortive.
The silver tint of the cloud is that there are well meaning Nigerians or countries supporting and sponsoring the Boko Haram sect. But the name and identity of people or Nation sponsoring this deadly group is still a mystery yet to be unraveled.
However, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday made a shocking revelation about the Boko Haram and their sponsors. According to President Buhari, Boko Haram insurgents are sponsored by forces outside Nigeria.
He emphasized on the need for the nation to give a full support to the present administration in the fight against terrorist attack to have a free and safe country.
Quoting President Buhari;
We need a lot of money for the military for spare parts, communication gadgets, arms and ammunition. Boko Haram is certainly supported by forces outside Nigeria,
This was revealed at the Presidential town hall meeting tagged, “The Candidates” at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, on Wednesday night.
It would be recalled that the Boko Haram insurgents have been at large since the administration of former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.