BY DANIEL IDONOR

ABUJA-PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, assured the diplomatic corps that there was no cause for alarm over the rising wave of terrorism in parts of the country, saying that the government has initiated fresh security measures to guarantee the safety of Nigerians and foreigners.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, said diplomats and other foreigners living in Nigeria are safe.

Jonathan gave the assurance when the outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Park Young-Kuk, paid a farewell visit at State House, Abuja.

According to the statement, “President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has said relevant authorities were working hard to check the activities of terrorists in the country, and assured diplomats and other foreigners living in Nigeria that government would not relent in its efforts in this regard”.

The President said terrorist activities were strange to Nigeria, and so posed immediate challenges to the security agencies.

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