President Muhammadu Buhari has given assurances that his government will secure the freedom of all children and other victims of abduction by terrorists in the country.
Speaking today in Addis Ababa, the president reassured Nigerians and the international community of his steadfast commitment to fighting insurgency.
At a High Level Breakfast Dialogue on tagged Stop the War on Children Affected by Armed Conflicts, Dividend of Silencing the Guns.
President Buhari said: ”Let me categorically reassure you of the steadfast commitment of the Government of Nigeria to ensure the freedom of all kidnapped children from the shackles of Boko Haram.
”We will not relent until every child, boy, or girl, every Nigerian adult in custody of Boko Haram, is freed!.”
The President urged African countries and stakeholders on the continent to work fervently towards strengthening the protection of children from the
six grave violations during armed conflict.
He also used the occasion to outline some concrete measures taken by Nigeria towards tackling the root causes of child soldiers and the misfortune of out-of-school children.