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President Buhari condemns Plateau attack



President Muhammadu Buhari has expresses sadness over the recent night attack on Ancha village in Bassa local government area of Plateau state.

In a statement sent to journalists on Saturday, by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, the president described the killings as senseless.

Buhari expressed disappointment at the disruption of peace in the state, urging stakeholders not to allow the incident destroy the progress made so far. President Buhari urged stakeholders in the state not to allow the incident disrupt the peace the state has enjoyed in the last few months.

Also adding that,“It is unlawful of anyone or group to take the laws into their hands in the name of revenge or reprisals, rather than follow due process by allowing law enforcement agencies to fish out any such aggressors who will be made to face justice.


“The various communities in the state have taken many steps, with the support of security agencies and mediators to pull the state back from the brink of anarchy and senseless killings warranted by attacks and counterattacks. “It will be a painful loss to allow these unsavory acts to return. I urge all our communities in the state and the other parts of the country to embrace peace and bring to a stop these painful and unnecessary killings,” the president said.

President Buhari reiterated the determination of the federal government to protect the lives and property of all citizens, wherever they reside, while directing law enforcement agencies to apprehend the perpetrators of the killings and whoever their sponsors may be. He prayed God to grant peace to the souls of the victims and comfort to the grieving families and community.

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