The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), condemned the renewed terrorist killings in Kaduna State on Sunday, saying that the gruesome nature of recent incidents in Kauran Fawa, Marke, and Ruhiya of Idasu Ward of Giwa Local Government Area has saddened him and made the killings unacceptable.
Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made the announcement in a statement titled “President Buhari condemns gruesome terrorist killings in Kaduna State.”
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Bandits have also killed citizens in Kaduna State’s Zangon Kataf, Chikun, Birnin Gwari, Igabi, and Kauru LGAs in the last week, according to Shehu.
Buhari also expressed the nation’s condolences on the death of His Highness Nuhu Bature, the Agwam Kajju, to the government of Kaduna State, the people of Zonkwa Chiefdom, and the family of His Highness Nuhu Bature, the Agwam Kajju.
The President prayed for the souls of those who had died.
He stated that the country’s security forces have turned up the heat on terrorists who have become frustrated and are soft-targeting innocent citizens, looting their assets, burning their homes, and killing them without mercy.
He reaffirmed his order to the security and intelligence chiefs to do everything possible to eliminate the terrorists’ remaining remnants.