– President Buhari via a statement released by Garba Shehu has condemned the intercommunal violence in Benue State
– The inter-communal clash between the Tivs and Jukuns in Guma LGA of Benue state has left a lot people injured and properties destroyed
According to a new statement released by Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the inter-communal clash that led to violence in Benue state.
The reports disclosed that the inter-communal clash was between the Tivs and Jukun communities located in the Guma Local Government area of the state.
The violence has left a lot people injured and properties destroyed.
Garba Shehu in his statement said,
“President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the inter-communal violence between Tiv and Jukun communities in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State, which left dozens injured and several houses destroyed”.
The Spokesperson further disclosed that Pres. Buhari sent his deepest regards to the people and Governmemt of Benue state.
He said, “President Buhari expressed deepest sympathies and condolences to the people and the government of Benue State over the losses recorded following the incident and wished the injured speedy recovery.”
Garba Shehu disclosed that the president has directed security agencies to see to it that the violence is brought to an immediate end and also bring every perpetrator of the act to book to make sure they face the court of law.
He said, “The President reaffirmed that his government will not allow any group to incite hatred and violence against others, even as he commended the army, police and other security agencies for promptly bringing the violence to a quick end.
President Buhari charged security agencies to fish out the perpetrators, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of violence and charge them to court without delay.”