- President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed displeasure over the recent attacks and killings in Plateau state
- The Nigerian leader on Monday, September 6, vowed that no criminal perpetrator will be left unpunished
- The attack on communities particularly in the north has drawn attention to Nigeria's growing insecurity challenges
Buhari on Monday, September 6, stated that his administration is determined to apprehend persons behind the ugly incidents and protect all citizens.
In another report by The Punch, Buhari called for sustainable dialogue and the cooperation of traditional, religious and community leaders to achieve peace in Plateau.
The Nigerian leader, who was represented by Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation at an interactive session with stakeholders in Plateau commended Governor Simon Lalong for establishing the inter-religious council.
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While condoling with Lalong and the people of Plateau over the recent killings, the president described the attacks as “inhumane”.
According to him, the strategy to achieve peace in the state must be inclusive, diverse, transparent and sustained.
The president assured Plateau residents that more security operatives have been deployed to the state.
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A resident of the community, Yakubu Bagudu disclosed that the gunmen also razed many houses in the raid after killing about 30 persons.
However, Bagudu noted that security operatives have been deployed to restore calm in the area.
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Meanwhile, there was tension and anxiety in Plateau state following the gruesome murder of innocent citizens by unknown gunmen.
The chairman of the association, Rev. Fr. Polycarp Gana and secretary, Rev. Ezekiel Noam, in a statement signed and released on Wednesday, August 25, expressed worry over the incident.