The Fed. Government will take all measures to punish perpetrators- Buhari
Muhammadu Buhari during his visit to Kaduna for peace talks stated that, the killlings the Kaduna state must be put to an end. He urged the security personnels to track down the master minders of the crisis and bring them to book.
He met with affected victims and communities and pledge to them that perpetrators must be brought to book.
“The Federal Government will take strongest measures possible to punish perpetrators of these crimes. No one will go Scot free,” the president said.
“We shall now hold everyone to account for these latest killings,’’ the president stressed. Buhari who described the incidents as “unacceptable’’, said Kaduna must not earn itself a new name as “home of violence.’’
“My earnest appeal to all citizens of Kaduna is to do their best to uphold peace in their respective communities,’’ he said.
Buhari applauded the state government of their skills in managing the crisis and assured them of more security in his administration.
He urged the citizens to remain law abiding and to respect each others right anywhere they find themselves.
The president added that the federal government is doing its best to develop human capital, tackle poverty and inequality in all parts of the country, as well as provide decent education and health.
In the attempt of attending to the appeal of Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i, the president pledged to promptly look at the outstanding issue of compensation for victims of the 2011 post election violence in the state.
Earlier, El-Rufa’i, the state governor, had briefed the president on the security situation in the state and informed him that the state would henceforth enforce the 1915, 1917 and 1958 laws to hold communities where violence occur, fully responsible.
El-Rufai claimed that the state government also plans to set up new police and military outposts in Kasuwan Magani, Narayi, Sabon Tasha and other flash points.
They should be deployment of 30 additional judges to fast truck justice delivery in the state El-Rufai pleaded.