During a condolence visit to the Taraba State, on Monday, March 5, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered that any Fulani man found with an AK-47 rifle shouled be charged to court.
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The president also beckoned on traditional rulers in the state to propagate peace in their wards. “You, the traditional rulers are going to remain on your stools till you die; Ishaku (the governor) and I may not last on our seats for long but you are going to be there till you die.”
“Please go to your domains and initiate peace among your people. These killings will not help us.”
He also said, "Today, even our worst enemy can attest to the fact that the APC-led federal government has done well in the area of security. We have decimated Boko Haram, while the fight against corruption is going on well.”
“I can only appeal to the conscience of the people for them to embrace peace and live with one another in harmony so that there could be development and not destruction.”
“As a President, I have sources of getting intelligence on happening across the country and so I should not be expected to always go out to the field to make noise and insult the sensibility of Nigerians before it would be known that I am taking actions against the killings.”
“There were more killings in Mambilla than Benue and Zamfara states. I chose to visit Taraba first, but I will be going to Benue and Zamfara after I return from Ghana to also condole with the people”
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