It’s Satanic to suggest I am indifferent to killings by herdsmen - Buhari

By Admin on 06/07/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 270


President Muhammadu Buhari has said that only malicious people are accusing him of condoning killings being carried out by suspected herdsmen.

Buhari stated this while addressing a Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) delegation from the 19 northern states at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday.

He insisted that killings did not start with his administration, but that he was doing everything to end it.

“When some (people), for clearly political purposes, attempt to suggest that this government is doing nothing about the killings, and that I, being Fulani, must be encouraging these satanic acts, it seems to me that there is no limit to the evil in the minds of these men.

“Otherwise, how can anyone in their right minds suggest that I, as an elected President even with substantial votes in the affected areas, will for any reason do harm by an act of omission to those same people?

“Secondly, the problems in all these areas, as you all know, are historical. There is no administration that has not had to contend with killings in these same areas over the years.

“Indeed, in 2001, you may recall that after thousands were killed in Plateau State, a state of emergency was declared and a governor was replaced by an administrator.

“To suggest that our administration is doing nothing is terribly unfair. We must not forget that the same Plateau state which has been crisis-ridden for years has in the past three years been celebrated for its peacefulness. The governor’s hard work for peace and the presence of the military’s Operation Safe Haven must have had some impact,” Buhari said.

 

 

 

 

Posted on July, 6 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Teaching hospitals to get N300m, FMCs & others...

We don't Know why workers are on Strike...

23 Nigerians deported from Spain

Gov. Ikpeazu reinstates sack SEMI Staff, others

Few Hours AFter Dumping PPA, Kalu Joins APC...

Tompolo Sues Federal Government For Alleged Fraud

I Was alone and needed companion - 87-year...

We will curb rigging; INEC

War rages between Uduaghan, Keyamo, and Tompolo

APC rally: Don’t near Ebonyi Stadium – Umahi...

Zimbabwean govt declares Mugabe’s birthday as public holiday...

AFCON 2015 QUALIFIERS: Eagles Walk Tight Rope with...
News Abia Election Special (3) Abia Supplementary Polls Update (18) Abia Supplementary Result update (22) Appointments (8) Breaking News (195) Business (41) Campus News (3) Crime (120) Economy (110) Education (124) Entertainment (144) Fashion and Style (3) General (814) Health (107) Inside Africa (40) International News (303) Interviews (28) National (1931) Politics (942) Press Releases (109) Religion (9) Security (127) Sports (431) Technology (24) World News (87)

 

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News The Attack on President Buhari by Abia APC is Despicable and Misguided, PDP fires Enyimba Economic city: UPP lauds Ikpeazu, Buhari for signing deal BREAKING: Police arrests two billboard vandals in Umuahia Alex Otti took part in wrecking Abia treasury – Chikwe Udensi Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo appointed as members of drug abuse committee We didn’t arrest Atiku’s sons – EFCC OPINION: Exposed; The dangerous Shallowness of Uche Ogah. OPINION: OTTI, A DESPICABLE HATER OF PROGRESS; A MAN WHOSE WICKED NATURE CANT BE DEFINED! Monarchs laud political parties for respecting zoning arrangement in Enugu Muhammadu Buhari: Africa must unite against corruption

 

Most Read Islamic agenda for Nigeria – Pastor Bosun (23,910 views) The show of shame that sealed Justice Uzokwe’s fate (17,535 views) 47 YEARS AFTER, HIS EXCELLENCY, COMMODORE EBITU UKIWE (Rtd) MAKES THE “OFO NDI IGBO” RECIPIENTS LIST (16,938 views) Breaking News : Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resigns from Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA). (7,626 views) Lawyers accuse Lagos Police of working for PDP (7,313 views) Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter (7,077 views) ‘Why fuel scarcity persists’ (6,065 views) Nurse Justina Obi Ejelonu, one of the nurses that contracted Ebola virus is dead!!! (5,743 views) Abiriba Kingdom Celebrates as Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) marks 14th year on the throne (5,712 views) Breaking News : 2015 - Abaribe withdraws from Abia guber race, backs Ikpeazu (5,504 views)