Former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and one of the leading presidential aspirant on the platform of APC, has promised to end insurgency if elected president of the country come 2015. He promised to re-organise the armed forces through adequate training and funding
“Once I am elected the president of this great country, I shall increase the numerical strength of the military, and will also equip them with modern and sophisticated weapons.
“I shall as well increase their pay and ensure they are given adequate training that will make them contain any form of attack from insurgents’’ he promised.
Abubakar said this on Tuesday in Jos while addressing newsmen on the political situation in the country. He was in Jos to woo delegates for the forthcoming presidential primaries of the party.
He further stated he wanted to become Nigerian president not for his selfish interest, but that he was determined at enthroning rule of law, internal democracy and progress in the country.