Insurgency: Group commends Sen Ekwunife’ support for military


By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja

The Network of Friends and Supporters of Buhari (NFSB) has commended the Senator representing Anambra Central, Uche Ekwunife, for putting aside politics to show solidarity with the military in the war against insurgency.
The pro-Buhari group challenged legislators in the ruling party to follow her “sterling example”.
In a statement signed by Publicity Secretary, Comrade Silas Giwa, yesterday, the group stated that despite being a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ekwunife rated the military highly in their fight against Boko Haram/ ISWAP terrorists in the northeast.
According to the statement, the lawmaker, also called on Nigerians to render maximum support in their final clearance operation.
“Our military has so far been performing well and securing numerous victories against the insurgents within the limits of the resources at their disposal,” she said. “They have been neutralising and containing many fronts.”
Commending the Senator, the Network of Friends and Supporters of Buhari said it is unfortunate that APC lawamkers have instead resorted to distracting and castigating the military at the slightest instance.
Furthermore, the group said that Ekwunife chose the “ right course of action by supporting the military and imploring ways and strategies to savage the situation.
‘’Her position on the solution to the insurgency is profound and reassuring considering that she is a member of the opposition”.
The NFSB, however, advised other lawmakers that have gone rogue and switched allegiance to terrorists instead of pursuing the good of the country at all times in line with the oath they swore to change.
The group also called on state governors from the northeast, relevant stakeholders and Nigerians to join hands with President Buhari and the service chiefs to put a final end to Boko Haram.

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