PLATEAU ATTACK: Halt the Return of Madness in Plateau State, President Buhari Directs Military, Police.
In response to what has been described as a reprisal attack by some herdsmen in Plateau State, President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the military and the police to not only bring the violence to an instant end, but to draw up a plan to ensure that there are no further attacks and reprisal attacks by one group against the other.
In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and publicity Mallam Garba Shehu, President Buhari received with deep sadness and regret, news of the recent killings of at least 20 people in the state stating that this madness has gone too far.
According to the statement, the President is devoted to the sanctity of Nigeria’s unity, and he encourages Nigerians of all groups to learn to live together in peace and harmony..
He commiserates with the governor and people of Plateau State, and with those who lost their loved ones, friends and family: May God comfort them as only He can.