Jonathan Deplores Bama Attack, Warns Boko Haram Not To Take Amnesty Offer For Weakness

The Special Adviser to the President Media and Publicity; Dr Reuben Abati, in a statement noted that “President Jonathan believes that the continuation of such callous and wanton attacks of innocent Nigerians, government facilities and security formations flies in the face of on-going efforts to establish a workable framework for dialogue and the peaceful resolution of security challenges in Northern Nigeria.”

The President warned that the Federal Government’s consideration of dialogue as an option for the elimination of some current threats to security should not be seen as a weakening of its resolve and determination to use all the forces at its disposal to crush all brazen affronts to the powers and sovereignty of the Nigerian nation.

Suspected members of Boko Haram raided the north-eastern town of Bama on Tuesday, killing 55 people. The gunmen killed 22 police officers, 14 prison officials, two soldiers and four civilians, while 13 of the group’s members died the spokesman for the Military Joint Task Force (JTF), Sagir Musa claimed. Read more

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