President Buhari talks about Fresh Plateau Killing
Buhari has finally reacted to the fresh killing of about 86 people in Plateau State. This is becoming alarming and sad, something must be done about it.
Police of the Plateau Command on Sunday afternoon confirmed the killing of 86 people in attacks on Razat, Ruku, Nyarr, Kura and Gana-Ropp villages of Gashish District in Barkin Ladi Local Government.
Daffo and Kuba communities in Bokkos Local Government were also affected as they were not left out in the horrible incident.
In a statement released on the verified twitter account of the President, he assured Nigerians of justice to perpetrators of the dastardly act and also appealed for calmness.
The statement reads thus
“President Buhari has been briefed on the deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities in Plateau State, today.
The Nigerian Army and police are supporting the determined efforts of Governor Simon Lalong to end the attacks and bring relief to affected communities.
President Buhari appeals for calm and assures that no efforts will be spared to bring the perpetrators to justice, and prevent a recurrence/reprisal attacks.
The President and the entire Federal Government stand with the Government and people of Plateau at this sad time.
The grievous loss of lives & property arising from the killings in Plateau today is painful and regrettable. My deepest condolences to the affected communities.
We will not rest until all murderers and criminal elements and their sponsors are incapacitated and brought to justice.”