- Nigerians have expressed their anger following the killing of 43 rice farmers in Borno state
- The people took to social media calling out the Nigerian leader over the high rate of insecurity in the country
- Some Twitter users lamented that the president and his administration have failed to keep the people safe
President Muhammadu Buhari has again come under fire from Nigerians over the increased insecurity across the country, especially in the northern region.
Citizens on Sunday, November 29, lamented over the frequent kidnapping, and killings by bandits, Boko Haram insurgents, accusing the president of failing to keep the people safe.
This is coming hours after suspected Boko Haram insurgents killed 43 farmers on rice fields in Jere local government area of Borno state.
Hassan Zabarmari, a former chairman of a rice farmers association in Borno state, confirmed the incident via phone.
According to them, the recent attack was an indication that the Buhari administration had failed in terms of security and welfare of Nigerians.
Legit.ng gathered some reactions from Twitter:
Nigerians mourn the tragic death of the rice farmers.
Others took to Twitter to express their displeasure over the recent incident, calling for the president's resignation.
Some citizens believe the Buhari administration had failed in the welfare of Nigerians.
Some offered suggestions on what can be done.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that no fewer than 43 farmers who were killed by men suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists while harvesting their crops have been buried.
This was made known in a post shared on the various social media handles of the Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum.
Governor Zulum led kinsmen and other residents of the community early Sunday morning, November 29, for the funeral.
In a related development, an explosion rocked a church belonging to the father of Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The hoodlums numbering about five sneaked into the Christian Universal Church International on 25 Azikiwe street Mile, 3 Diobu, on the night of Saturday, November 28, and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite.
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