- President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted angrily to the killings of people in the south-eastern region and other parts of the country
- Buhari was unhappy about killings in Nigeria via his verified Twitter handle, killers warned to expect the harshest security response
- The President made the statement while responding to the recent murder of a pregnant woman, her four children and Seven people in Anambra State
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned what he described as the “wild, barbaric and wanton killing of innocent people” in the south. East as well as other parts of the country, reports Daily Trust.
The President, in a statement issued on Wednesday, May 25, by his senior special assistant for media and public relations , Malam Garba Shehu, warned perpetrators of the deeply shocking acts to expect a harsh response from the security forces.
Presi Dency warned Nigerians
The Presidency also warned of strange reactions, the build-up of panic, the destruction of lives and livelihoods and retaliatory violence following the viral videos of the alleged killings of non-Indigenous people reported by the Eastern Security Network (ESN) and its parent terrorist group, the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), added Vanguard truthfulness of the claims surrounding the horrifying images being disseminated.
It also urged all citizens to refrain from taking hasty steps or the like to avoid drawing conclusions that could aggravate the situation and urged them to allow the law to take its right course.
Presidency warns against fake social media posts
The Presidency also warned the public against indiscriminate sharing of posts on social media to deny interest groups trying to divide us and create distu Take the opportunity to do so.
Arewa Youth Send Strong Message to Southeast Governors Over Killing of Northerners
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has cast a word of warning to the Southeast governors to take urgent steps to “stop the killing of innocent Northerners or face the legal consequences of their inaction.” in Kaduna, the AYCF, in a media statement signed by its national President Alhaji Yerima Shettima, said that the assassination of northerners working or trading in the Southeast at the slightest opportunity was a totally unacceptable act of improper provocation.
< h2> Arewa Group calls Soludo a disappointment
The group said it expects Anambra Governor Soludo to use his prominence in governance and management to stop the killings to fight, but he seemed to have been a disappointment disappointment.
IPOB: Delta state government puts security agencies on alert
Meanwhile, has The Delta State Government has placed all state security agencies on alert following a recent crackdown by unidentified gunmen.
The State Commissioner for information, Charles Aniagwu made the announcement while briefing journalists on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting on Thursday, May 19 in Asaba.
< p class="align-left">Aniagwu also said that the The federal government should have dealt with the topic of the agitators more maturely.