The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, have been directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to set up an assessment team to intervene immediately in Katsina State and give him feedback.
The president moved to action after receiving reports of killings in the state.
Through a statement by his Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu yesterday, Buhari assured citizens that the peace and stability would be restored by the government in the country.
According to the statement, “The President directed Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu and Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin to constitute an assessment team to intervene immediately in the state and bring feedback. President Buhari, specifically, instructed the security chiefs to find out how the operation was carried out by the perpetrators, not minding the Holy month of Ramadhan, and put in place structures to prevent future occurrence.
Having been briefed on the criminal and political plans of the culprits in Katsina and other northern parts, he described the acts as ‘senseless’
He also warned that all those who behind the cause of violence in the country would soon be caught and made to face the wrath of the law.