President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of Nigerians in Birnin Magaji community in Tsafe Local Government Area and Magami community in Faru District of Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, by suspected armed bandits.
Speaking on the incident, Buhari said: “These horrendous acts of violence are crimes against humanity. This violence must stop.”
A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity) on Monday, noted that the president expressed his deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the attacks, the government and people of Zamfara State, and wished those injured a speedy recovery.
The statement continued: “The President, who has authorized an assessment trip to Zamfara and Sokoto States by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Abubakar Baba Sadiq on Christmas and Boxing days, reassured residents of states plagued by armed bandits, including Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Niger and Taraba, that their safety is an enduring commitment of his administration and he will continue to