The President said that the various killings in the country is the handiwork of those he referred to as enemies of humanity.
According to a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President said that they will not be abandoned.
He said “I feel the pains and devastation of the families of the victims, and this administration will do everything possible to ensure we defeat these enemies of humanity.”
According to Channels Television, the attackers, who came from Zamfara State, attacked Gwaska village in Birnin Gwari local government area around 7:00pm on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
Punch Reports that the President said that the various killings in the country is the handiwork of those he referred to as enemies of humanity.
Buhari also said that their plan is to instigate war in the country.
He said “These persistent killings are not spontaneous; there are subterranean forces with a sinister agenda to instigate war in the country for selfish purposes.
“Although unconventional war is particularly complicated, our security forces are making rigorous efforts to better understand these enemies with a view to decisively checkmate their evil attacks.”
The President also assured Nigerians that security of lives and properties top on his government’s agenda.
He said “I am deeply outraged by this unwarranted, unprovoked and reckless destruction of lives by bandits who belong to the lowest level of civilisation."
According to Punch, the President also approved the establishment of a Nigerian Army Battalion and a Police Command in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area.