President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned recent killings in Bassa Native Authorities of Plateau State, saying situations the place warring communities interact in retaliatory assaults gained’t be condoned.
The President additionally expressed disappointment over the killings, insisting that the latest incident is just not in step with the ideas of the peace agreements reached between the Irigwe and the Fulani within the space.
Buhari’s displeasure was conveyed in an announcement made out there to DAILY POST by his media aide, Garba Shehu, on Thursday.
“My ideas are with the households of the victims on this time of grief. Could their souls relaxation in peace. I urge the assorted communities within the space, and notably the Plateau State Interreligious Council to do every part potential to decide to the peace settlement and forestall it from falling aside.
“Each group taking the legislation into their fingers claims to be retaliating. As a society, there is no such thing as a place for this kind of violence. That is unacceptable,” stated the President.
The President counseled Governor Simon Lalong for the state authorities’s dealing with of the incident thus far.
Recall that earlier than the most recent killings in Plateau State, over 200 individuals have been allegedly massacred in Zamfara State, a improvement that President Buhari additionally condemned in robust phrases.