The celebration of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day – NADCEL at Mongunu in Borno North was a proof that the “end of the Boko Haram terrorist group “will come sooner than later,” Vice President Yemi Osinbajo mentioned on Thursday.
Osinbajo, who spoke at a “Mini Trade Fair and Military Equipment Exhibition as a part of actions to mark the day, additionally acknowledged that it was a proof that the terrorist had been “considerably degraded.
As acknowledged by him, Borno and all the North East will certainly bounce again, and, with the assist of the remainder of the nation, make up for the years of bloodshed and destruction.
The vp acknowledged that the Sambisa forest, as soon as the image of Boko Haram’s domination of the area, had been reclaimed, whereas the work of rebuilding had began in lots of communities throughout the state.
“Indeed, we’re right here to have a good time all of those fantastic successes, and progress.
“At a level, a few years in the past, it felt as if they – terrorists have been succeeding.
“As a results of the insecurity, social and financial life rolled to a halt in lots of components of the state, as Boko Haram managed a giant territory and acted just like the de-facto authorities of the state.
“The city of Monguno, which in the present day is taking part in host to us, was a few years in the past firmly within the fingers of the terrorists.
“Today, fortunately, the tide has turned, largely on account of the gallant and heroic work of the Nigerian Army. And it’s on account of this that we’re right here in the present day, to have a good time.
“We are right here to have a good time the gallantry of our troopers, women and men from each a part of Nigeria, of various faiths and tribes and tongues, gathered to battle and defeat a widespread enemy.
“We are additionally celebrating the resilience of the individuals of Borno State, and reaffirming that our main obligation to them, as a Government, is to make sure that they’re able to return to their communities and rebuild their lives and livelihoods in peace and security,’’ the vp mentioned.