The US Pledges Full Support To Nigeria In Fighting Boko Haram

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday during his visit to Nigeria slammed the recent kidnappings of schoolgirls by Boko Haram. He announced that the US would offer its full support to Nigeria to ensure that the fight against the Boko Haram jihadists was won and the violent elements were completely eradicated.

Tillerson said that “Nigeria has the US in full support and we are actively working with our partners in what we can assist you in this fight.”

Tillerson also promised cooperation between the  US and other countries in the region facing a threat posed by the Boko Haram militants like Chad, Benin, and Cameroon.

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