As the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off in earnest in Abuja, President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday said the coming to Nigeria and support by participants at the trying time the nation is facing terrorist attacks, was a blow on the terrorists.
The president made the remark at the opening plenary session of the forum.
He equally thanked all the countries that had expressed commitment to help in rescuing the abducted girls, such as Prime Minister David Cameron and President Francois Hollande and other world leaders who spoke with him.
He appreciated their commitment to help Nigeria put an end to the crisis.
Jonathan also thanked the organisers, especially the Nigerian Inter-Governmental Committee’ as well as the World Economic Forum in Geneva – for all their hard work in convening the event.
“Looking around the room, I see my fellow Heads of State and Government, elder statesmen from around the world, heads of international organizations, and business leaders from across the globe”, he said. [Thisday]