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JONATHAN TO BOKO HARAM; “YOU WILL PAY”

JONATHAN TO BOKO HARAM; “YOU WILL PAY”

President Goodluck Jonathan for once jettisoned his cool mien and wore a tough toga as he promised that his government will make sure Boko Haram insurgents pay dearly for all the lives they have taken.
Speaking at the 4th Annual Presidential Breakfast Parayer held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Asokoro, Abuja the President stated And, of course, no matter what the government does, we cannot recover the dead but one thing we promise is that all those who took part in that act will surely pay for it. We must all come together and have faith to combat the ignorance and intolerance of criminals”, He went further to reveal that one of the reasons for this edition of the event was to pray specially for the victims of the killings and their families.
According to the President, Nigerians’ love for their country gives him hope and encouragement to do more for the good of Nigeria. “I urge you not to relent in your prayers and dedication because overcoming the present challenges we face may look impossible with men, but, with God, all things are possible. This is clearly seen in the scriptures and this is my article of faith. And, of course, this is one of the things that make me smile whenever you see me.”
He was optimistic that Nigeria will overcome terrorism and “with these strides of development which the country is undergoing in many sectors, we will not be slowed down”.
Again, he urged Nigerians to be vigilant and cooperate with the securities who have been given the mandate to stem this security challenge.
One of the guests at the event, President Yayi Boni of Benin Republic prayed that God should forgive those who abducted the Chibok School Girls, stating that he was in Nigeria to give moral support to President Jonathan and the Nigerian people.
While insisting that West Africa and Africa stands by Nigeria in these times, he said Nigerians should not allow this issue to derail its divine mission in the sub-region and the continent.
 

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