Buhari says security forces have been given freedom to end ‘madness’ of terrorists, others


President Muhammadu Buhari says that the nation’s security forces have been given full freedom to deal with the terrorists and bandits wreaking havoc in the country. Buhari was reacting to a series of attacks and killings by terrorists in the Federal Capital Territory, Sokoto, Kaduna and Plateau states.
A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu said Buhari reviewed the situation following reports on the loss of several lives in the attacks. He assured state governments of the readiness of the federal government to support them.
“We have given security forces full freedom to deal with, and bring to end this madness,” Buhari said.
“I condemn these barbaric attacks on the country. I wish to assure the states of all possible support from the government of the federation.
“My thoughts are with the bereaved families. May the injured recover quickly.”

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