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Nigerian president vows to end terrorism

English.news.cn   2014-02-27 10:55:55            

LAGOS, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday reiterated his administration's commitment to ending all forms of terrorism in the country.

The president said security of Nigerians was the major concern of his administration.

According to him, economic transformation was part of his administration's strategy to end terrorism in Nigeria, adding that the security agencies would be strengthened.

The Nigerian leader regretted Tuesday's killing of students in the northeast state of Yobe, describing the terrorist action as pitiless.

"We will continue to do everything possible to permanently eradicate the scourge of terrorism and insurgency in the country," he said.

At least 29 students were reportedly killed in the attack by unidentified gunmen.

Editor: chengyang
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