President Buhari condemns Plateau Killings, calls for Peace

Jonah David Jang

Jonah David Jang

"I have been further informed that this callous and dastardly act has led to the death of 21 innocent persons in the said community".

The attack, said to have been allegedly carried out by Fulani armed men equally left many wounded.

President Buhari expressed disappointment at the disruption of peace, tasking stakeholders not to allow the violent incident to destroy the progress made so far.

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He directed law enforcement agencies to apprehend the perpetrators of the Plateau killings and their sponsors irrespective of their social or political standing. We will not allow a return to the dark days of anarchy.

No less than 15 people were reportedly killed during a revenge attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ancha village, Bassa local government area, Plateau state.

SATURDAY INDEPENDENT gathered that the attacks took place in the early hours of Friday morning leading to several people injured and rushed to Enos hospital in the locality for urgent treatment.

Meanwhile, previously reported that about 22 people were reportedly killed following an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Hwak-Kwata village, Jos-South Local Government Area, Plateau state.

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Atolagbe during a meeting with the youths on Friday urged them not to take laws into their hands as security operatives are investigating the attack.

"We thought the issue was over but we were taken by surprise last night with this attack".

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