Niger Prez urges citizens to fight against Boko Haram


Niamey: Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou urged the nation to stand up against Boko Haram, who have launched repeated cross-border attacks in recent days.

Issoufou’s message on a national radio, urges the Nigerians to support security forces and not to be cowed by the enemy. An emergency has been imputed in the Diffa region. Plans are been made to supply troops to a regional force to combat the militants.