Attacks: Buhari To Visit Taraba, Benue, Yobe, Zamfara, Rivers States – Presidency


PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will commence an on the spot assessment of terrorist attacks, criminal activities, communal clashes and kidnappings in some states of the federation.

This will see him visiting Taraba, Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers States.

This is coming days after Nigerians blasted the president for attending a wedding ceremony last weekend in Kano State while states with security issues were left unattended to.

A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity said his principal will begin his visit from today, March 5, 2018 with Yobe being his first destination.

“From today, March 5, he will visit Taraba, and subsequently Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers States.

“President Buhari has been receiving daily briefings, and has been in constant touch with the Governors, and has been updated with situation reports,” the statement said.

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The statement concluded that the President called on all Nigerians, especially those in the affected areas to cooperate fully with the Security Agencies to enable them curb the spate of crimes, bring those responsible to justice and prevent further occurrences.


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