Buhari reacts to crisis ravaging Kaduna

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has condemned the crisis currently ravaging Kaduna which has led to the death of over 55 people.

The message which was made available on the official twitter page of President Buhari.

He noted that the security operatives have risen to the occasion and also commend the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufia, for his prompt response to the crisis.

“The violence in Kaduna, which has resulted in the deaths of 55 innocent people, is condemnable. The Police have been authorized to do everything possible to restore calm. A Special Intervention Force has been deployed to the flash-points, and the IG will provide regular updates.

“The disregard for the sanctity of human life is unacceptable. Violence is an ill-wind that blows nobody any good. I appeal to community leaders and citizens to always choose dialogue, patience and tolerance, to prevent crises from escalating into violence.

“Let me also commend the Kaduna State government for its rapid response to the crisis. The Federal Government and its law enforcement agencies will work with the State Government and community leaders to ensure the full restoration of peace and security,” the message said.

Meanwhile, Kaduna State government has place a 24 hours curfew at the flash-points parts of the state.

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