Tinubu Condemns Plateau Attacks, Orders Immediate Action Against Culprits

Nigerian President, Bola Tinubu.

President Bola Tinubu has strongly condemned the heinous and brutal attacks in Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi Local Government Areas of Plateau State.

Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

No fewer than seventy-six persons were reportedly killed by assailants in fresh attacks on several communities of Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi Local Government Areas of Plateau State. The coordinated attacks which saw several houses set ablaze, farm produce looted, and properties destroyed, occurred on Saturday and lasted into the Christmas Eve when residents were already in the festive mood.

Ngelale said that President Tinubu has directed security agencies to immediately move in, scour every stretch of the zone, and apprehend the culprits.

“The President also directs immediate mobilization of relief resources for surviving victims of the primitive and cruel attacks as well as a medical treatment for the wounded”, Ngelale said.

While condoling with the government and the people of Plateau State, President Tinubu assures Nigerians that these envoys of death, pain, and sorrow will not escape justice.

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