President Buhari has condemned the attack on Benue State governor, Governor Samuel Ortom and said that such unfortunate incident must not be politicized
This was made known through a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu in Abuja.
The SSA in the statement said that the President has directed the Police to undertake a thorough investigation into the incident, mandating them to uncover the mystery behind the attacks and bring whoever is linked to it to face the law.
Part of the statement reads;
“In expressing his sympathies, and that of the government of the federation to Governor Ortom and all Benue indigenes, President Buhari said the unfortunate incident must not be politicized, reiterating that an attack on one Nigerian is an attack on all Nigerians.
“The President directed the Police to undertake a thorough investigation into the incident involving the governor and into all such incidents affecting individuals and communities in the state.”
“Let there be an open and transparent investigation and whoever is linked to it should be caught and be made to face the law”.