Boko Haram ‘getting weaker every day’, says Nigeria president | AFP
The Nigerian president has said the military hopes to recapture towns seized by Boko Haram within a month, in what would be a swift victory after six years of bloody conflict.
But experts warned against any premature declaration of victory, with the militants still proving capable of carrying out deadly hit-and-run strikes and indications of coalition lapses.
Goodluck Jonathan, who is seeking re-election on 28 March, said Boko Haram was “getting weaker and weaker every day”. he told the BBC: “I’m very hopeful that it will not take us more than a month to recover old territories that hitherto have been in their hands.”
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