President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit states in the North-eastern parts of Nigeria affected by the insurgency war starting with Taraba state.
A statement released by the presidency and made available to Naija News states that:
“In view of recent terrorist attacks, criminal activities and communal clashes in some States leading to tragic loss of lives and kidnapping of 110 schoolgirls, President Muhammadu Buhari immediately tasked the Armed Forces and other Security agencies to compile comprehensive reports.” the statement read
“Having received and studied the Reports, the President has decided to undertake an on-the-spot assessment of the various occurrences and to meet & console the communities affected. From today, March 5, he will visit Taraba, & subsequently Benue, Yobe, Zamfara & Rivers States.”
“President Buhari has been receiving daily briefings, and has been in constant touch with the Governors, and has been updated with situation reports.”
“The President calls on all Nigerians especially those in the affected areas to cooperate fully with the Security Agencies to enable them curb the spate of crimes, bring those responsible to justice and prevent further occurrences.”