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Buhari condemns latest armed attacks in Sokoto, Kaduna states


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest bandits’ attacks in Sokoto and inter-communal conflicts in Kaduna states, warning that “mass murder of innocent people by criminals would be met with full force.’’

President Buhari made the condemnation in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday

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The president said that, “the death of one innocent Nigerian is no less important than the death of a hundred.

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“It is a matter of time before these murderous gangs of criminals meet their Waterloo.’’

According to the President, the criminals cannot be lucky always because the law will ultimately catch up with them and deliver justice ruthlessly.

He said: “Let no group of outlaws doubt the will and resolve of my administration to confront criminals who have no iota of regard for the sanctity of life.’’

President Buhari also reassured Nigerians that their security remained a top priority of his government.

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“Our security personnel are being trained, retrained, motivated and provided with essential equipment in order to improve their capacity to respond to our security challenges,’’ he added.

President Buhari, who commiserated with the families of the victims, prayed that almighty God would grant rest to the souls of the unfortunate victims of the killings in Sokoto and Kaduna States.

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