Thursday, January 17, 2019

Boko Haram Sponsored By Forces Outside Nigeria - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Boko Haram insurgents were being sponsored by forces outside Nigeria.

He said the military needed a lot of money for purchase of gadgets, spare parts and arms to completely wipe out the terrorists.

Buhari spoke during a live presidential town hall meeting tagged, “The Candidates” at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, on Wednesday.

“We need a lot of money for the military for spare parts, communication gadgets, arms and ammunition. The Boko Haram are certainly supported by forces outside Nigeria,” the President said.

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate said he became the candidate of the party because of the support of the National Executive Committee.

He said, “I said it much earlier at the National Executive Committee of our party that if my party recommended me to its executive, I would contest. I did that to save time and wide discussions among members of the party.”