President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed confidence that Nigeria will win the battle over evil.
Buhari said this when he visited the palace of Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Thursday.
Daily Trust had reported how the president commissioned the three million metric tonnes cement plant of BUA Group.
At the palace, Buhari told the monarch, “I gave them specific orders not to spare any bandit or terrorist threatening the lives and property of innocent Nigerians.”
The President, who commiserated with the Government and people of Sokoto over the loss of lives and property as a result of attacks by bandits and other criminal gangs, assured the people that he remains unrelenting in his resolve to put an end to heinous criminal activities in the state and other parts of the country.
The President wrote in the visitors’ register: “My condolences to the Sultanate, the Government, and people of Sokoto State over the recent mindless killings by bandits and terrorists. Nigeria shall win the battle over evil.”
The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, and the Sultan thanked the President for the show of sympathy, assuring him of continued support towards peace and stability in the country.