All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) has described as misleading and unfounded the rumour making the rounds that the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, has pledged to end the scourge of Boko Haram insurgency in the country within two months, wrote Sun News.
The APCPCO, in a statement signed by its Director of Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said Buhari would end the insurgency.
His words: “His Excellency, the president-elect is still waiting to be sworn in on May 29. After the ceremony, he would need time to study the security situation and plan strategically with the security chiefs as to the way forward. Time is of essence here.
Therefore, President Buhari did not and would not peg the decimation of terrorism within the country’s territory to just two months.
“The general was unequivocal about cleansing Boko Haram from our land; he would do a good job of it by giving a final permanent push to rid Nigeria of unscrupulous elements.
“The President-elect said much to the world media, including the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Cable News Network (CNN). He never put a time-frame to when he would eliminate terrorists, and it would be unfair and mischievous for anyone to ascribe to him what he did not say.”