Vice President Kashim Shettima on Friday expressed optimism that terrorism that has plagued the North East region would soon be defeated.
According to The PUNCH, the VP whose speech was read by the Senate President, Godwill Akpabio at a book launch titled “Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in North-East Nigeria: Emerging Perspectives and the Imperative of Airpower,” in Abuja, said peace could be restored to the region if all stakeholders resolved to work together to address the scourge.
He said, “The North East region of Nigeria has been grappling with the scourge of terrorism for far too long.
“The brutal acts committed by extremist groups have inflicted immense suffering upon the innocent people of the region.
“But amidst this darkness, there is hope. Hope that through knowledge, understanding, and the collective efforts of all stakeholders, we can overcome these challenges and restore peace and stability to the region.”