Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Nigeria Independence Day Broadcast by Goodluck Jonathan
In this image by Julie Jacobson of Associated Press, President Goodluck Jonathan speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at United Nations headquarters. Members of the Security Council met during which members were expected to adopt a resolution that would allow all countries to prevent the recruitment and transport of would-be foreign fighters preparing to join terrorists groups such as the Isxlamic State group.
11. While we continue to deploy our resources in the fight against the terrorists, we do recognize the great toll the conflict is taking on our people.
12. This is why, to assist the afflicted, we have launched the Victims Support Fund, an independent multi-sectoral charity, which will aggressively solicit resources to augment Government's statutory intervention, in bringing succour to the injured, the displaced and the bereaved.