President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his government won’t relent until all terrorists and bandits are smoked out and dealt with.
The President gave the assurance in a statement on Saturday in which he reacted to the murder of several persons during attacks by bandits in Zamfara State.
Naija News previously reported that many people were killed in bandits’ attack on some Zamfara villages with many houses also set ablaze.
Some of the communities attacked by the terrorists include Kurfa Danya, Kurfa Magaji Rafin Gero, Tungar Isa, and Barayar Zaki in Bukkuyum and Anka Local Government Areas of the state.
Reacting to the attacks and killings, President Buhari assured the people that the military has been empowered to go after the criminals and won’t relent until the last of them is brought to justice and peace returned to the residents.
He said the attacks were carried out by mass murderers” who are “under relentless pressure” from the military.
In his words, “The latest attacks on innocent people by the bandits is an act of desperation by mass murderers, now under relentless pressure from our military forces who are well equipped to effectively confront these enemies of humanity.
“In keeping with my commitment to tackle the monster of terrorism head on, let me reassure these besieged communities and other Nigerians that this government will not abandon them to their fate because we are more than ever determined to get rid of these outlaws.
“These criminals will be history because we are not going to relent in our current military operations to get rid of these thugs who have been terrorizing innocent people.
“We are fiercely determined to smoke out and destroy these outlaws who have no regard for the sanctity of life.
“The army and the airforce are working together to get rid of these callous criminals as they acquire more equipment to track down and eliminate criminal gangs that are subjecting innocent people to the reign of terror, including illegal imposition of taxes on the communities under siege.”
This article was originally published on Naija News
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