U.S. General counters Buhari, says Boko Haram still holds territory in Nigeria

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, and U.S. President, Barack Obama in Washington.

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, and U.S. President, Barack Obama in Washington.

Boko Haram is still holding territory in Northern Nigeria, commander of the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), David Rodriguez, has said. General Rodriguez’s claim challenges Nigeria’s official position on the seven-year old insurgency that has so far claimed about 20,000 lives and displaced 2.5 million people. Read more

Source: http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/199950-u-s-general-counters-buhari-says-boko-haram-still-holds-territory-nigeria.html

Posted by Anyaogu Uluocha 12/3/16

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