While speaking at the commissioning of a comprehensive special school in Nassarawa state yesterday February 6th, President Buhari touched on the various herdsmen/farmers attacks witnessed in various parts of the country. In his address, President Buhari sympathized with victims of the attacks and urged them not to engage in reprisals. He reassured the people of North Central that the Federal Government have put in place, adequate measures, to end the crisis and maintain law and order.
”I also want to assure the people of the north-central and indeed all Nigerians that the federal government is working day night to ensure peace and stability returns. We have deployed additional resources to all the affected areas to maintain law and order. I appeal to all Nigerians to refrain from reprisal attacks. The security agencies have a standing order to arrest and prosecute any and all persons found with illegal arms. I will once again express my condolences and sympathy to all the affected victims of these barbaric acts,’’ he said.