Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari used his Independence Day address Tuesday to reiterate a call he made upon becoming president for Nigerians to abandon their “lawless habits,” and “exercise restraint” in complaining about politics. Buhari also made a nationwide call to fight widespread corruption in the Nigerian government and its related industries, and applauded the military for having successfully “combatted the scourge” of Boko Haram.Nigeria celebrates its Independence Day on October 1, leaving the orbit of British colonial rule on that day in 1960. Buhari has claimed full defeat of Boko Haram on multiple occasions since he took office in 2015 on a mandate to destroy the jihadist terrorist group. He was reelected in 2019 and has since continued to insist that Boko Haram has been defeated despite the continuing prevalence of jihadist attacks. Buhari’s military leaders contend that those currently committing acts of terror are not Boko Haram members, but members of the Islamic State – somehow different despite the fact that Boko Haram pledged allegiance to Islamic State “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2015. “In the past four years, the majority of Nigerians have committed to change for the better,” Buhari said on Tuesday, applauding the country for re-electing… Read full this story
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