Over 13,000 people have been killed in attacks by the Boko Haram sect while hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced and thousands of property destroyed.
philosophy” which the terrorists represent.
He said in the fight against terrorists, Nigeria and Nigerians have two choices: to sit down and bemoan the action of terrorists or stand up and fight it.
“By this fund raising initiative, we have chosen the later,” he said.
“Those who are trying to destroy the future of Nigeria on the basis of ethnicity and religion are missing the
point. Injury to one Nigerian is injury to all of us.
“We want a peaceful country where everybody is happy. We must all must work to bequeath a country of justice to our children,” he added.
triumph over the terrorists.
“Problems do not solve themselves. Lamentations cannot solve problems. We solve problems by standing
up and taking actions. Nigerians are equal to the task,” he said.
ensuring that the abducted Chibok school girls are brought back safe and alive.
The over 200 teenage school girls were kidnapped by the Boko Haram from their school on April 14.
“As Nigerians we must find strength in this trying times.We must redefine our sense of purpose at times like this. We must tap into our sense of unity in the face of this relentless assault from terrorists.
Tinubu, N1 billion; Arthur Eze, $5 million; Mohammed Ndimi, $5 million; Kabiru Rabiu, N500 million; Dahiru N500 million; and Folorunsho Alakija, N500 million.
and one of Nigeria’s richest men.