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Buhari To Visit Benue, Yobe, Zamfara, Rivers States

The Presidency on Monday announced that President  Muhammadu Buhari, will be visiting some of the states that have been affected by Boko Haram attacks and communal clashes, which has led to the loss of lives and properties in the country.

This is contained in a statement made available to BusinessToday Newsonline through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, “Having received and studied the Reports, the President has decided to undertake an on the spot assessment of the various occurrences and to meet and console the communities affected.

The statement further reads: “From today, March 5, he will visit Taraba, and subsequently Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers States.

“President Buhari has been receiving daily briefings, and has been in constant touch with the Governors, and has been updated with situation reports.

The President has therefore called on all Nigerians especially those in the affected areas to cooperate fully with the Security Agencies to enable them curb the spate of crimes, bring those responsible to justice and prevent further occurrences.

The President’s visit to Taraba, Benue, Rivers, Zamfara and Yobe States, follows the view of recent terrorist attacks, criminal activities and kidnapping of over 100 school girls from Dapchi which he immediately tasked the Armed Forces and other Security agencies to compile comprehensive reports on the various incidents.

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