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NEWS UPDATE: Plateau massacre: Buhari orders military to kill illegal weapon holders

NEWS UPDATE: Plateau massacre: Buhari orders military to kill illegal weapon holders

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested Nigerian military to stifle culprits of the continuous slaughter in Plateau.

Despite hefty soldiers’ quality in the state, scores of indigenes have been killed in late weeks.

The pirates assault without trying to hide, take, kill, assault and obliterate farmlands.

Communities in Riyom and Bassa Local Government Areas are most exceedingly awful hit.

In one of the attacks, on July 31, 5 local people passed on and 85 buildings set on fire at Jebbu Miango.

The Army mixed a reply after certain locals proclaimed that Maj.- Gen. Ibrahim Ali, the General Officer Commanding 3 Division in Rukuba, was on an “evil mission”.

Ali, Commander of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), was blamed for following up on an “request” to clear out the Miango chiefdom.

DAILY POST accumulated that the President supported an uncommon activity after an extensive security report by the National Security Adviser’s office.

General Ali passed on the mandate on Monday while tending to the soldiers sent in Tangoron people group of Riyom LGA.

“The Commander-in-Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari has requested that we firearm down anyone seen conveying unlawful weapon and we should complete the order.

“Those public should be lawbreakers. You need to go into the shrub and clear them any place they are stowing away”, he said.

Ali further unveiled that the time span for the activity is ten days.

The GOC visited a few regions in Miango and Biyei assaulted by the killers.

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