Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Army Chief, Buratai reveals why Boko Haram is still a threat to Nigeria

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has declared that Boko Haram’s link to terror groups in northern Mali poses a great threat to Nigeria.
Speaking when he received Mali’s Chief of Army Staff, Col. Babi Abdulrahman, at the Army Headquarters, Abuja, on Monday, he said the development worrisome.
Buratai said Boko Haram’s links with Mali was confirmed with the arrest of two Boko Haram recruiters in Senegal and Mali.
According to the Army Chief, “Nigeria and Mali are confronted with a similar security threat of terrorism. As the threat grows globally, it is important for us to partner and tackle this menace.