February 19, 2018

Buhari describes Mubi mosque suicide attack as cruel, dastardly

Buhari describes Mubi mosque suicide attack as cruel, dastardly

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State as “very cruel and dastardly.”

A statement Tuesday from the State House by Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu, said the President, while commiserating with families of the several victims, government and people of the state, assured that government would do everything required to secure the state from the deadly menace of Boko Haram.

The President enjoined the people in the entire northeast to be more vigilant and report suspicious persons to security agencies in order to avert further attacks on soft targets by the terrorist group.

President Buhari has also directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to deploy more police personnel to prevent further attacks by armed bandits in Zamfara State.

Noting the current moves by the IGP to review police personnel and strategy in the state, the President directed him to visit the state and report back his findings about the deadly attacks.

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The directives followed recent killings and wanton destruction carried out by unknown gunmen on communities in Shinkafi and Maradun local government areas of the state.

President Buhari prayed that God would console the bereaved families in the Adamawa and Zamfara incidents, heal the injured and grant rest to the souls of the departed.


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