While assuring that the counter-insurgency war would be concluded in 2021, because “this is a year of action and we will finish what we are doing,” the President called for prayers for the country’s Armed Forces to enable them see the war to a positive conclusion.
Buhari spoke during the Juma’at Prayer for this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration at the National Mosque in Abuja.
The president, who was represented by the Minister of Defence, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd) said; “What is happening in this country will soon be over. This year, we will finish what we are doing, pray for us that we succeed.”
He said the country would continue to remember the heroic exploits of members of the Armed Forces and continue to pray for the repose of the souls of those that paid the supreme price defending Nigeria.