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I Will Not Exit Government As A Failure -Says Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that he will not step down from the presidency until he makes significant changes that will bring about development.

President Buhari made the remarks during a private meeting with the country's top security chiefs, retired National Security Adviser Brigadier General Babagana Monguno told reporters at the presidential palace after the meeting on Thursday.

The president also promised to end the security crisis before the end of his second term, which ends in May 2023.

Meanwhile, during the closed-door meeting, the Minister of Defense, Bashir Salihi Magashi and other senior security officials reported on the security situation in Nigeria.

Monguno told reporters that President Buhari welcomed the report on the security situation in the country, especially given the recent successes in cracking down on terrorists in various parts of Nigeria.

National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno.

Monguno also said that President Buhari was committed to being part of the emergency plan to make significant changes to achieve security and other areas in the country.

The president also said he was ready to reform the country's security system if the need arose, especially in the fight against terrorism in the north-east of the country and in other parts of the country.


It may be recalled that the Nigerian Army recently raided Boko Haram hideouts in Sambisa Forest and other areas in Borno State that have been hard hit by Boko Haram attacks.

The Nigerian military's crackdown on Boko Haram hideouts has been linked to the surrender of members of the militant group, with a statement saying some militants had repented and demanded forgiveness.

It may be recalled that since the news of the death of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, there have been rumors that the group is in turmoil.


Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram.

Shekau reportedly blew himself up after being shouted at by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and other aides to pledge allegiance to ISWAP, who refused, say he would rather die than surrendered to the ISWAP members.

President Buhari expressed his delight at the recent achievements, especially in light of the work of the new senior security officers.

According to Babagana Monguno, President Buhari said he was ready to make further reforms if he was dissatisfied with the work being done and would ensure that the required changes were made especially in terms of the security of his people.

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Babagana Monguno Bashir Salihi Magashi Buhari Muhammadu Buhari National Security Adviser

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