- President Buhari has expressed displeasure over the brutal killing of some citizens in Adamawa state
- The Nigerian leader in a statement on Thursday, July 8, vowed that no criminal perpetrators will be left unpunished
- The attack on communities particularly in the north has drawn attention to Nigeria’s growing insecurity challenges
FCT, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the killing of Nigerians in Adamawa state including a vigilante leader and head of Dabna, a village in Dugwaba, Hong local government area, Daily Trust reports.
Recall that Danga, a village close to the hometown of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha was attacked in the early hours of Wednesday, July 7.
However, Buhari in reaction to the incident stated that this level of disregard for the sanctity of life cannot go unpunished.
The Nigerian leader in a statement issued on Thursday, July 8, by his media aide, directed security officials to respond to security threats promptly and decisively, Nigerian Tribune.
According to Buhari, his administration can’t afford to disappoint Nigerians that have entrusted their security in his hands.
He went on to raise a high-powered delegation to visit the community to convey his sympathies to the families of victims and the government of Adamawa.
24 killed as Boko Haram fighters raid communities in Adamawa
Another set of Nigerians lost their lives after they were attacked by Boko Haram insurgents in Dabna, a farming community. According to the report, about 24 persons were killed by the terrorists.
Dabna is reported to be about three kilometres away from Graha the hometown of the secretary to the federal government, Boss Mustapha.
The terrorists reportedly attacked the community early morning on Wednesday, July 7, shooting sporadically and setting houses and shops ablaze. Witnesses claim the terrorists operated in the area until noon.
Boko Haram insurgents attack Yobe community with anti-aircraft guns
Meanwhile, another northern community has been invaded by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
The terrorists attacked Katarko village, a distance of 18 kilometers away from Damaturu, the Yobe state capital.
The insurgents drove into the community around 10:00 .m. in one Armoured Personnel Car (APC) and six Toyota Hilux mounted with anti-aircraft guns.