Boko Haram: Buhari to forward cost implication of damages to G7


President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria
Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he will forward the cost implication of the damage caused by Islamist sect, Boko Haram on three Northeastern states in the country.
“I am happy to reiterate that following my invitation to Germany early this month by the G7 Nations who have shown concern about the insurgency and has promised to intervene to restore the destroyed infrastructure, schools and hospitals amongst others, I have directed the front line states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa to articulate realistic assessments, costs, locations on local government by local government of affected facilities for submission to the President of the G7 for further verification,” he said during the formal inauguration of the National Economic Council (NEC) held at the Council Chamber of Presidential Villa in Abuja.
“In addition, the requirements of the military have been prepared by the Service Chiefs for the consideration of the G7 Nations,” he said.
He noted that: “On Insurgency, the Nigerian Armed Forces have shown renewed commitment and made steady progress in the fight against Boko Haram”
“Nigeria, under the auspices of the Lake Chad Basin Commission and the Republic of Benin is collaborating with the Republics of Niger, Chad, Cameroun and Benin to consolidate cross-border and international efforts at eradicating the insurgency.
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Source:: PM Newspaper