Boko Haram Will Be Defeated By December – Defence Minister, Mohammed Dan-Ali
Nigeria’s Defence Minister, Brigadier- General (rtd) Mansur Mohammed Dan-Ali has assured that Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram will be defeated by the December deadline given to the military by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Dan-Ali made this known on Monday, November 30, 2015 during a public hearing organised by the Senate Committee on Appropriation to consider the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for a N465 billion supplementary budget.
He assured the Senate Committee that budgetary allocation to the ministry will be utilised to achieve the December deadline.
Dan-Ali told the Danjuma Goje-led Senate Committee; “We are going to ensure that the budgetary allocation given to us as Ministry of Defence is utilised to get the maximum eradication of insurgency in our territory.
“Insurgency is not something that can be removed within a day. All we are saying is that we will ensure that maximum security will be achieved within the time frame given to us.”
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