The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari yesterday condoled with the government and people of Benue State.
This was after the recent attack on a market in Zaki Biam, Benue state by unknown gunmen which led to loss of lives.
President Buhari condemned the attack and called on security agencies to begin immediate investigation inorder to bring the perpetrators of the act to book.
While sympathising with those who lost their loved ones, he prayed that the Almighty God will comfort them in their moment of grief.
He also challenged law enforcement agencies in all parts of the country to rise to the occasion and end this killings in Nigeria.
“We must condemn inhuman and unnecessary shedding of human blood all over the country. We seem to have lost value for human life, which is sacred.” President Buhari said.
He added that Man is the glory of God’s creation and nobody has the right to unjustly and unlawfully take another person’s life in a reckless manner.”
He advised all Nigerian citizens to learn to live together in peace and brotherhood and not allow little misunderstandings to make them shed innocent blood.