Buhari, Atiku, Olamide, Other Prominent Nigerians React To Plateau Carnage

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Buhari, Atiku, Olamide, Other Prominent Nigerians React To Plateau Carnage

For once, the interests of many prominent Nigerians are aligned, and it is due to the recent carnage in Plateau state championed by armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

While it is reported that over 100 persons have lost their lives on Saturday, the police is putting the death toll at 86.

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Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, singer Olamide among others have taken to social media to express condolence to the affected communities.

“The grievous loss of lives and property arising from the killing in Plateau today is painful and regrettable,” said Buhari via his personal Twitter account 

“My deepest condolences to the affected communities. We will not rest until all murderers and criminal elements and their sponsors are incapacitated and brought to justice.’’

Also, the presidency, via Twitter, called for calm, while assuring the people that all efforts would be put in place to avoid a repeat of the incident.

“President @MBuhari has been briefed on the deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities in Plateau State, today. @HQNigerianArmy and @PoliceNG are supporting the determined efforts of Governor @SimonLalong to end the attacks and bring relief to affected communities,” the tweet read.

“The President appeals for calm, and assures that no efforts will be spared to bring the perpetrators to justice, and prevent a recurrence / reprisal attacks. The President and the entire Federal Government stand with the Government and people of Plateau at this sad time.”

See more tweets from several prominent Nigerians below:

There are some other tweets that show Nigerians aren’t in any good mood.

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