President Buhari Visits Plateau State
Buhari visits Plateau
President Muhammadu Buhari has visited Plateau state after the killings, he reiterated the commitment of the federal government to bring an end to the killings in Plateau State.
According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari spoke during an interactive session with stakeholders in Jos, Plateau State, over the recent attacks that left scores of people dead.
President Buhari directed security chiefs in the country to remain vigilant and ensure the protection of lives and property.
He also urged traditional and community leaders to complement government efforts by persuading their constituencies to tolerate one another for peace and unity in the country.
The President added that he will continue to pressurize members of the law enforcement agencies directly under him by the constitution as the Commander-in Chief.
The governor of the state, Simon Lalong, told the president that the state was devastated.
Lalong requested for special funds to help rebuild the affected communities. According to him, over 50 houses were razed in about 11 communities during the bloody spree of violence allegedly perpetrated by armed herdsmen.