President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured residents of Benue of improved security and an end to all forms of attacks in the state.
The president, who made the promise at a stakeholder meeting held at Makurdi during his condolence visit to the state also said he was shocked that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris Kpotum disregard his order to relocate to the state after killing of over 70 villagers by suspected herdsmen.
While appealing to all stakeholders to stop the ongoing bloodletting across the country, the President said the country has more than 250 ethnic groups and culture and everybody must decide to live peacefully.
a�?There are more than 250 ethnic groups in Nigeria, with different cultures and beliefs. new balance God has put us together for a reason, and we can live peacefully together.
He appealed to the people of Benue to work with security agencies and allow them to restore law and order in order to end clashes between farmers and herdsmen.
He assured Governor Samuel Ortom that the federal government is working to totally eradicate violence and insurgency in Benue state and across the country.
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