• News
  • Updated: December 03, 2020

Insurgency And Terrorism In Nigeria May Continue For Another 20 Years - Army

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has hinted that insurgency and terrorism may continue in Nigeria for another 20 years.

Buratai made the remark on his verified Facebook handle few days after Boko Haram massacred rice farmers in Borno State.

Boko Haram had beheaded about 70 rice farmers in Zabarmari, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.

READ ALSO: Army Says 'International Conspiracy' Is Reason Why Boko Haram Persists In Nigeria

However, Buratai noted that Nigerians generally misunderstand what insurgency and terrorism mean.

According to the Army boss: “There is a general misunderstanding of what insurgency and terrorism entail. There is a likelihood of terrorism persisting in Nigeria for another 20 years.

“Citizens responsibility is equally important and imperative. All must cooperate to contain the lingering insecurity. Let there be collective action and responsibility.”

Related Topics

Join our Telegram platform to get news update Join Now
Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe
Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe

is a media and communications professional | digital media strategist. A proud Nigerian and an advo...

More From this Author

0 Comment(s)


See this post in...