President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned the latest terrorist attack on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
A statement issued by head of his media team, Garba Shehu, conveyed the president’s warning not to tolerate wanton and wilful destruction of life by criminal elements that are bent on anarchy.
According to the statement, President Buhari insisted that his administration meant business in its determination to tackle terrorism with all the resources available to his government.
Describing terrorists as cowardly murderers that target innocent people, Buhari explained that as the Commander-in-Chief, he has sworn to protect the security of Nigerians everywhere.
While calling for increased vigilance by local communities, President Buhari assured that his administration would give security close attention, and that his government was committed to boosting the morale of the armed forces by effectively funding them and attending to their welfare.
He condoled the families of the victims of the latest terrorist attack on Maiduguri and assured them that the worst days of the criminal elements will be over soon.