Posted: Friday 2nd May 2014 at 17:36 pm

Ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Advises Federal Government On How To End Terrorism

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has once again advised the Federal Governemt on how to curb the spate of terrorism in the country.

According to a statement by his media office, the former Vice President while reacting to Thursday’s bomb blast at Nyanya, Abuja, said it was high time Nigeria solicited international support to tackle its security challenges.

The PUNCH online reports that the former Governor of Adamawa State said the country needs to urgently seek international support in its war against terrorism.

* Scene of bomb blast in Abuja

Atiku also commended the sacrifices and patriotism of our security forces in dealing with the threats of terrorists.

According to him, terrorism is relatively new to Nigeria and our security men and women are up against a deadly, unconventional enemy that doesn’t bother about the rules of engagement.

 * Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar wants FG to seek international assistance on war against terrorism

He said since the world is so interconnected that no nation should be an island onto itself, the Federal Government should seek assistance from the rest of the world.

Atiku opined that no developing country like Nigeria should fight terrorism alone because of the global dimension of terrorism.

He added: “We need to learn from the professional experiences and ideas of other countries confronted by terrorist threats.”


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