President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a strong word to unknown gunmen who attacked and killed serving soldiers at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) yesterday, August 24 and other criminals parading the country that rather than throwing a dampener into the morale of our Armed Forces as it is intended to, such actions will buoy their determination to make a decisive end to the criminality in the country.
In a statement today, August 25 by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the President stressed that the attack at NDA came at a time that the military had put insurgents, bandits, kidnappers, and other types of criminals on the retreat.
According to the President, 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.
Commiserating with the families who lost their loved ones, and praying to 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.
He appreciated all Nigerians who value and appreciate the efforts of our military, and asked those who are playing hateful politics with the dastardly act to desist.
He wanted them and all patriots as well as people of goodwill to support and encourage those who are in the vanguard of the battle against wickedness in the land.