Governors, Others Bombard Buhari With Phone Calls Over Fall Of Sambisa Forest
Leaders across the political spectrum have been calling President Muhammadu Buhari, to congratulate him and the leadership of the armed forces following the takeover of the Sambisa Forest from the Boko Haram terrorists.
In the latest series of calls received by the President, the Governors of Jigawa, Kano, Yobe, Adamawa, Borno, Katsina, Kaduna and Sokoto have joined some of their colleagues from South-East, South-South, South-West and North Central states who made earlier calls to commend the President on the achievement of this feat which, they said, “has pleased the Nigerian people and is also being celebrated all over the world.”
A statement by Special Adviser to the President(Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu said the Governors assured President Buhari that the whole country is behind him in his efforts to secure the country and make it safe for, as they said, “there cannot be any meaningful development without security.”
The Governors also paid tributes to the brave servicemen and women who made supreme sacrifices in the liberation of the Sambisa Forest and hoped that their services will never be forgotten.