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Gen. Muhammadu Buhari assures end to insurgency
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Gen. Muhammadu Buhari assures end to insurgency

Fola Akintomide

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed condolences and support to victims, including soldiers, of the latest insurgent attacks in Borno.

This is contained in a statement released to newsmen in Abuja on Monday by Malam Garba Shehu, Director, Media and Publicity APC Presidential Campaign Organisation.

Buhari, however, assured that the prevailing precarious situation in the North-East would not last forever.

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“I commiserate with the latest victims of this despicable orgy of violence in Borno; I equally implore them to bear in mind that this situation won’t last forever,’’ he said.

He expressed shock at what he described as “mindless attacks’’ by Boko Haram on Maiduguri, Konduga and Monguno in Borno with more than 40 000 more refugees reportedly joining the ranks of the internally displaced persons.

– NAN