Buhari Condemns Latest Killings In Plateau, Calls For Upholding Of Irigwe-Fulani Peace Deal
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Buhari Condemns Latest Killings In Plateau, Calls For Upholding Of Irigwe-Fulani Peace Deal

By Babajide Okeowo

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the fresh killings in Bassa Local Government of Plateau State saying such actions are unacceptable.

The President lamented that the recent incident is not in keeping with the principles of the peace agreements reached between the Irigwe and the Fulani in the area.

This is according to a statement by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

“My thoughts are with the families of the victims in this time of grief. May their souls rest in peace.

“Every group taking the law into their hands claims to be retaliating. As a society, there is no place for this sort of violence. This is unacceptable,” said the President.

He commended Governor Simon Lalong for the state government’s handling of the incident so far.

The President also urged the various communities in the area, and particularly the Plateau State Interreligious Council to do everything possible to commit to the peace agreement and prevent it from falling apart.

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