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Why Buhari is right for saying Nigeria is winning war against insecurity

The federal government of Nigeria has continued to fight the menace of insecurity despite emerging new security threats in the country. 

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The Buhari-led administration has continued the fight against Boko Haram terrorists after he took over power from former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.

One year after he took over power, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari launched Operation Safe Corridor under the Nigerian Army.

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The launching of Operation Safe Corridor by the Nigerian Army introduced the use of a non-kinetic approach in the fight against insurgency in the country. Through the programme, members of the insurgent groups are encouraged to surrender their arms to the Nigerian Army with the promise that they will be rehabilitated back to the society. 

This has recorded tremendous success because of the good number of Boko Haram members who have been surrendering themselves to the Nigerian Army including their top commanders.

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Buhari's government has not also rested on its oars in the fight against armed bandits in northern Nigeria. The Nigerian Army recently launched an offensive campaign against armed bandits in northern Nigeria which has recorded great success. 

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Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in his nationwide broadcast on Independence Day revealed that Nigeria is winning war against insecurity.

President Muhammadu Buhari revealed that the security agents have made enormous progress and Nigeria is winning war against insecurity after taking the fight to the enemies in all angles.

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There are two major indications that have proven that Nigeria is winning the war against insecurity.

The Fight Against Insurgency And The Killing Of their Leaders 

In the fight against Boko Haram terrorists and the Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, the Army has recorded huge success which made many of the terrorists surrender to the Nigerian Army. 

Different media reports have also suggested that the two notorious leaders of the terrorist groups; Abubakar Shekau of Boko Haram and Abu Musab Al-Barnawi of ISWAP have been killed. 

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This development is believed to have caused major shakeups in the camps of the terrorists which is forcing many of them to surrender to the Army because the insurgent groups appear to have no direction. 

Fight Against Banditry And the Capturing of Three Notorious Bandit Leaders

In the fight against banditry in northern Nigeria, the Buhari-led government has also recorded huge success which led to the capturing of three notorious bandit leaders alive in September alone. 

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The security agents first captured a notorious bandit leader named Kachalla Gadda Turji, whose group shut down the Nigeria Airforce Alfa Jet two months ago. 

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He was captured alive despite several reports that he controlled a large number of bandits operating within Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto, and the border of Niger republic.  

The security agents also captured another notorious bandit leader named Alhaji Goma Sama’ila in Kaduna State. 

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Goma also had a large number of armed bandits under his control and operate within Kaduna State, Zamfara and Niger.

The fight against banditry also recorded another success following the recent arrest of 50-year-old Suraj Mamman, popularly known as ‘Kutaku’ who has been terrorizing Katsina State and its environs. 

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He confessed that he has lost count of the number of people he kidnapped and killed. His arrest is a major achievement for security agents in the fight against banditry in the north.

All these developments appeared to have proven President Muhammadu Buhari right that Nigeria is winning the war against insecurity in the country. 


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