Kaduna Accidental Airstrikes: Killing of civilians won’t stop fight against terrorism – Defence Minister
Despite the recent mistaken killing of several civilians in an airstrike by the Nigerian Army in Agabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, has vowed that the federal government will not relent on its effort to rid the Northern region of insurgency and terrorism.
According to a statement issued by the ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Mr Henshaw Ogubike, in Abuja on Wednesday, the minister made the vow when he visited victims of the airstrike on Wednesday.
Matawalle, together with the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr Ibrahim Kana, led a high-level delegation to the state to convey the Federal Government’s sympathies to the victims.
While denouncing the tragedy, the minister stated that the struggle against insurgency and terrorism would continue.
He added that the terrible occurrence will not dissuade the administration from fighting terrorism.
“We are not going to relent in our fight against terrorism because these criminals must be defeated. We are going to continue fighting the criminals till we succeed against banditry and other criminalities in this
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