Feb 6, 2018 – Buhari Condoles With Victims Of Fulani Herdsmen Attacks, Warns Them Against Reprisal Attacks
Buhari To Fulani Herdsmen Attacks Victims: Don’t Attack Your Attackers, Security Operatives Will Deal With Them
PMB today called on victims of Fulani Herders attacks not to engage in reprisals against their attackers.
President Buhari reassured North-West indigenes that his administration would not tolerate the barbaric acts, adding that the Federal Government is working hard to ensure that peace and stability returned to the region.
Here is what Mr President said while commissioning the Comprehensive Special School in Lafia, Nasarawa State today:
“I also want to assure the people of the north central and indeed all Nigerians that the federal government is working day night to ensure peace and stability returns.
“We have deployed additional resources to all the affected areas to maintain law and order.
“The attacks by suspected herdsmen and other bandits will not be tolerated.
“I appeal to all Nigerians to refrain from reprisal attacks. The security agencies have standing order to arrest and prosecute any and all persons found with illegal arms
“I will once again express my condolences and sympathy to all the affected victims of these barbaric acts.”
“Let me use this opportunity to stress that the Change philosophy which precipitated the APC Government will continue to idealize and identify issues that are critical to our socio-economic development with a view to proffering lasting solutions to them.
“I want to assure Nigerians that we would intensify our commitment towards the realization of the cardinal objectives of this Administration anchored on securing lives and property, curbing corruption and ensuring economic growth through diversification.”