President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government would no longer condone wanton killings and kidnapping in the country, promising that the perpetrators of murder of innocent persons would face justice.
The President, represented by the Minister of Interior, Abduraham Dambazau, said this in Port Harcourt while declaring open the 9th General Assembly of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, tagged, “Community policing as a catalyst to crime prevention: The role of traditional rulers.”
He said, “I am very worried and saddened about the persistent killings and kidnappings happening in our country, especially the wastage of innocent lives in different parts of the country by whatever means it is done, particularly in Benue State.
“I have therefore directed that no effort should be spared in identifying and bringing to justice all those that are carrying out the acts.”
The president said further that he had directed the Chief of Army Staff to the North East in order to check the activities of Boko Haram insurgents.
“I have therefore directed the Chief of Army Staff to relocate to the North East to ensure that the activities of Boko Haram are stopped,” he said.