The President has actually condemned the murder of 19 people by shooters in Tawari neighborhood of Kogi Local Government Area in Kogi State.
President Muhammadu Buhari disapproved the event in a statement on Friday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media as well as Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, hrs after the event.
He stated, “There is no excuse or justification for eliminating innocent people by any person or team, as well as for whatever objective.
“The killings and revenge killings will only aggravate the cycle of violence, creating neither safety nor security for any side.”
The shooters were stated to have actually attacked Tawari at around 1am as well as opened up fire on locals prior to establishing homes, churches, as well as several residential properties ablaze.
Among those eliminated were the Chief Imam of the town, Zakari Salihu, as well as Tawari Ward Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ibrahim Simbabi.
Also touched were the earliest facility developed by the promoters in the colonial period, as well as the main automobile of the standard leader of the location – Aguma of Tawari, Idris Tawari – to name a few.
In his response, President Buhari cautioned Nigerians versus considering physical violence in a quote to deal with disagreements yet to do so based on the unwritten laws.
“People should avoid taking the law into their own hands because doing so could make a bad situation worse and undermine the government’s efforts to tackle security challenges,” he warned.
The President included, “I am gravely worried about frequency and temptation of using violence to settle disputes instead of following lawful and amicable means to avoid needless destruction of lives and property.”