Foreign elements using Boko Haram to destroy Nigeria – Buhari
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday in Kano State alleged that some foreign elements are suspected to be part of the conspiracy by using Boko Haram to destroy the country.
Buhari, who made the disclosure during a lunch, held in his honour at Kano Government House said, “it is unfortunate that Boko Haram stopped the country from tapping its resources in Lake Chad Basin.
“We have shown Nigerians and the rest of the world that we have so many natural resources.
He recalled how Boko Haram insurgents took over the control of 17 Local Government Areas in Borno State out of the 27 local governments.
“Half of Yobe State was in the hands of Boko Haram. I suspect there is an international group that wants to destroy Nigeria, if not how can Western education be haram,” he queried.
“We fight for our land from the groups that are trying to destroy Nigeria, but we are very lucky. I am very happy that Nigerians showed me support, they identified with me and I identified with them also,” he added.
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