Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the gunmen attack on a community in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau and ordered security agencies to prevent further attacks on innocent communities.
The President made the condemnation in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Thursday.
According to the presidential aide, President Buhari is in contact with the Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the military, police and other security agencies in the state to ascertain details of what happened and what can be done to forestall a future occurrence.
Buhari expressed shock and grieve over the incident and urged security agencies in the state to increase vigilance to stop further attacks on innocent citizens.
Plateau Police Command, had on Thursday, said gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen, killed 12 persons and injured one at Kulben village of Kombun District of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau.