President Buhari Calls Zamfara Emir, Expresses Sorrow Over Bandit Attacks
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday expressed sorrow over the loss of lives following attacks on communities in Zamfara State by bandits and cattle rustlers and assured that the federal government will do everything in its powers to bring to an end the horrendous attacks.
In a telephone call he made to Alhaji Garba Mohammed Tambari, the Emir of Maradun in Zamfara State, President Buhari said he was extremely saddened by the loss of lives and destruction of property following the attacks.
He urged the Emir to console his people, and citizens in the entire state over “these heart-wrenching tragedies.”
He gave firm assurances that his administration will do everything it takes to secure the state and the nation in general, and will bring such attacks to an end.
In a related development, President Buhari has also called the leader of the Izala Muslim religious movement, Sheik Sani Yahaya Jingir in Jos, Plateau State to condole him following the death, in a road accident in Jigawa State of a number of his followers. He also commiserated with him on the kidnapping of his other followers in Zamfara State.
The President gave assurances that the law enforcement agencies will make the best efforts to free the kidnapped followers of the Sheik.
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