President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the loss of lives and destruction of property following the banditry attacks.
@GarShehu time for assurances is over. This is the time of action and execution
— محمد اول ابوبكر (@MAAbubakar) December 26, 2018
Naija News learnt that the president who was extremely saddened by the loss of lives and destruction of property following the attacks shared his sympathy with the people zamfara when he called the Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Alhaji Garba Tambari,
President Buhari also urged the Emir to console his people, and citizens in the entire state over “these heart-wrenching tragedies”.
He reiterated his administration’s determination to do everything it would take to secure the state and the nation in general, and would bring such attacks to an end.
President Buhari had, on Monday, expressed sorrow over the loss of lives following attacks on communities in Zamfara by bandits and cattle rustlers and assured that the Federal Government would do everything in its powers to end the horrendous attacks.
He disclosed that a major operation by the Nigerian Armed Forces, the Police, Department of State Services and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, was being considered to restore peace and stability to affected areas.
Telephone commiserate is not enough for people of Zamfara, always we are sleepless, killing and kidnapping every where, president Buhari should come personally and see what is exactly happening in Zamfara.
— Mahmud Salihu Kaura (@Mahmudkaura01) December 26, 2018
In a related development, President Buhari has also called the leader of the Izala Muslim religious movement, Sheik Sani Yahaya Jingir in Jos, to condole him following the death, in a road accident in Jigawa, of a number of his followers.
He also commiserated with him on the kidnapping of his other followers in Zamfara. The President gave assurances that the law enforcement agencies would make the best efforts to free the kidnapped followers of the Sheik