Buhari Bemoans Killing Of Six Nigerien Citizens And Security Agents

By Ogechi Okorie

President Muhammadu Buhari has

condemned the attacks against non-indigenes and law officials by terrorists in the South East.

Buhari who called for the and prosecution of the perpetrators, made the call on Saturday in a statement

signed by his Senior Special Assistant on and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

The President stated this while reacting to reports of the beheading of six Nigerien citizens and the brutal killing of some policemen at their duty posts.

He also urged community and religious leaders to speak more forcefully against the killings, stand up and defend the ethos of “our cultural and religious heritage”.

In the statement titled ‘President Buhari calls southeast killings sad and unwelcome,’ the Nigerian leader vowed that his administration will take all possible action in conducting a speedy investigation to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Calling for their arrests he called for the help of Nigerians saying “Those who know should point at specific people who did this.”

Buhari also expressed his administration’s unwavering commitment to peace and stability in the southeast and the entire country, saying that the reports of killings

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