Attack on NDA will spur military to end criminality – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari MDAs NDA Sarki Auwalu
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the attack launched on the facility of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) on Tuesday will spur the military to end criminality.

The President said rather than throw a dampener into the morale of our Armed Forces as it is intended to, it will buoy their determination to make a decisive end of criminality in the country.

Femi Adesina, the spokesperson to President Buhari communicated this in a press statement on Wednesday.

Noting that the attack, which led to loss of lives, came at a time that the military had put insurgents, bandits, kidnappers, and other types of criminals on the retreat, the President says, “the heinous action would accelerate the total uprooting of evil in the polity, which members of the Armed Forces are solidly resolved to accomplish in the shortest possible time.

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Commiserating with the families who lost their loved ones, and praying God to comfort them, President Buhari vowed that, “the deceased would not die in vain, as the degenerate act would have consequences that will eventually clean the country of vermin, and emancipate the polity from deliberate, targeted and contrived atrocious acts.”

The President thanked all Nigerians who value and appreciate the efforts of our military, and urges those playing hateful politics with the dastardly act to desist, noting that rather than recriminations, this is the time for all patriots and people of goodwill to support and encourage those who are in the vanguard of the battle against wickedness in the land.