29 May 2014

Nigeria's Democracy Threatened by International Terrorism, Says Jonathan

As Nigeria celebrated 15 years of uninterrupted democracy Thursday, President Goodluck Jonathan, declared that the gains of democratic structure is being threatened by the presence of international terrorism in the country.

He equally stated that the country is facing a new challenge, noting that a war has been unleashed on the country by extremist foreign elements, who are collaborating with some misguided Nigerians.

Jonathan said the extremists' major aim, is to bring the country, democracy and freedom being enjoyed by Nigerians down.

The president disclosed this during his Democracy Day broadcast.


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