By George Onmonya Daniel
Outraged Nigerians blast President Buhari after his spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, released a statement on behalf of the president condemning the slaughtering of 45 rice farmers in their farms by Boko Haram.
The statement below was released by Garba Shehu on behalf of President Buhari
PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDEMNS AS INSANE, BOKO HARAM KILLING OF FARMERS IN BORNO STATE.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari, in Jere Local Government of Borno State, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
“I condemn the killing of our hardworking farmers by terrorists in Borno State. The entire country is hurt by these senseless killings. My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls Rest In Peace.”
President Buhari said the government had
given all the needed support to the armed forces “to take all necessary steps to protect the country’s population and its territory.”
Senior Special Assistant to the President
(Media & Publicity)
November 28, 2020
Many Nigerians responded by outrage, blaming the president for not doing much.
Condemnation is not enough, if it were Yusuf or Zahra he would make sure that perpetrators are brought to book people are falling like flies and all he could do is to condemn every killings in the country, wrote Nurruddeen Shehu.
THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE..
TIME TO FIRE ALL THE SERVICE CHIEFS! wrote Tope Fowowe
Are you people not tired of condemning these barbaric attacks on innocent Nigerians and sending condolences?!. Kuji tsoron Allah mana. 🙄😥😥, wrote Musa Ibrahim Ahmed
Please Mr. President, relieve your Service Chiefs of their responsibility. They’re no longer responsible and people are dying on daily basis. Bring in new people who have fresh ideas and energy to end this menace that we face as a country. Please do this for all Nigerias, wrote Nuhu Amos
Click the link below to see responses of Nigerians to the press release issued on the killings of farmers in Mauduguri by Boko Haram