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Buhari condemns killings in Benue, preaches peace

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the swift identification and prosecution of the perpetrators of the recent attacks and killings in Benue State.

Condemning the insensitivity, in which tens of people were killed in Umogidi community of Entekpa-Adoka in Otukpo Local Government Area of the state, the President calls for an end to using terrorism as a tool in inter communal conflicts.

In a statement, the President conveys his grief and sympathy to the families of those who lost their lives in the attacks, urging security agencies to enhance surveillance on every front and to immediately review the security management in the affected areas.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those murdered. The entire nation stands united in the fight against the forces of terror and evil,” said the President.

Writing by Abdullah Bello editing by Daniel Adejo