“Terrorists that tried to overthrow me are in Nigeria” – Turkish President, Erdogan

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Turkish President, Recep Erdogan has revealed that the terrorists that tried to remove him from power are still active and resident in Nigeria.

Erdogan, who recently visited the country to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari was almost removed from Power in 2016 in a shocking attempted coup d’etat.

POLITICS NIGERIA recalls that the arab leader accused allies of renowned cleric, Fethullah Gulen, who own Turkish schools and hospitals across Nigeria, of sponsoring the coup.

Speaking on Wednesday, Erdogan said; “As Turkey, we have been closely monitoring the development in Nigeria, our brotherly and friendly nation. The terrorist organisations, the armed gangs and the marine vendors are continuously active in Nigeria and the Nigerian authorities are continuously fighting them.”

“The sensitivity we show in fighting terrorism, I hope will be reciprocated by our Nigerian brothers and sister and our counterparts. The perpetrators of the heinous failed coup of July the 15 FETO are still very active in Nigeria. And we are continually sharing our intelligence with Nigerian interlocutors and authorities.”

He expressed optimism that the relations between Nigeria and Turkey would be further developed on the basis of a win-win situation and on the basis of mutual respect.

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