PMB orders investigation to expose killers of 6 civilians, Policemen In South East
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of six Nigeriens and law enforcement officials in the South East by terrorists and has urged those who know those involved to come forward.
The President promised to take all necessary steps to conduct a prompt investigation and bring the perpetrators to justice.
Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President, issued a statement.
(Media & Publicity) reported on Saturday that President Buhari’s reaction came amid reports of the murder of six Nigerian citizens and the brutal killing of a number of police officers on the job.
He urged community and religious leaders to speak out more strongly against the killings, as well as to stand up for and defend the ethos of our cultural and religious heritage.
“Those who know should point at specific people who did this,” the statement quoted the President as saying.
He reaffirmed his administration’s unwavering commitment to peace and stability in the southeast and throughout the country, saying reports of killings anywhere were sad and unwelcome.
President Buhari expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in the line of duty, as well as to the government and people of Niger Republic, whose citizens were brutally beheaded