‘We’ll not relent on the war on terror’: President Jonathan Condemns Yobe...

‘We’ll not relent on the war on terror’: President Jonathan Condemns Yobe School Attacks

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on February 25, 2014
Taken on April 19, 2012 shows Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan addressing a press conference in Berlin. (Photo Credit: AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL)

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has condemned the brutal killing of college student in Yobe State in the early hours of Tuesday February 25th 2014.

Gunmen invaded Federal Government College in the state killing over thirty students.

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President Jonathan extends heartfelt condolences to the parents and relatives of the murdered students, He also condemns the “heinous, brutal and mindless killing of the guiltless students by deranged terrorists and fanatics who have clearly lost all human morality and descended to bestiality.”

In a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr.Reuben Abati, President Jonathan “assures the nation that his administration will not relent in its ongoing efforts to end the scourge of terrorism in parts of the country which has sadly claimed more innocent lives today.”

He states that the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies will continue to prosecute the war against terror with full vigour, diligence and determination until the dark cloud of mass murder and destruction of lives and property is permanently removed from our horizon.


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