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Buhari reacts to killing of 13 people in Plateau, charges security agents

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned attacks that resulted in the death of 13 persons in Plateau State, assuring that terrorism, banditry, kidnapping and associated crimes will be defeated.

SamsKoncept reported earlier that over ten people were killed by unknown gunmen on Sunday around Kwatas village in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State.

Buhari, in statement signed by his senior Spokesman, Garba Shehu and made available to SamsKoncept on Monday said, “In Plateau State, gun men launched yet another bloody attack, killing innocent citizens. This shocking and sad incident should be condemned by all citizens.”

Buhari reiterated that “revenge, hatred and violent attacks should have no place in a multi-ethnic, multicultural and multi-religious society as we have in this country.’’

He called on community and religious leaders to counsel the youths on the need for peaceful co-existence.

Buhari sent condolences to families of the victims, government and people of Plateau State, and urged security agencies on assignment in the state to rediscover their act and stop, forthwith, the return of the ugly days of tit-for-tat.

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