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Buhari Vows To Deal Decisively With Criminals, Bandits

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President Muhammadu Buhari has while commiserating with victims of terrorism, kidnapping and banditry in the country, threatened to deal decisively with the criminals

President Muhammdu Buhari
President Muhammdu Buhari

Buhari made this known via in his Sallah message to Nigerians in commemoration of the end of Ramadan fasting season, said his administration would never allow criminals and mass murderers to hold the country to ransom.

The statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said the Buhari’s administration would pursue the criminals with vigour and bring them to justice.

“Their days are numbered because this administration will pursue them relentlessly and bring them to justice,” he said.

The statement also quoted the president as saying that he was satisfied with the recent conduct of peaceful elections in Nigeria, despite what he called “doomsday predictions of social disharmony.”

He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for what he described as a good job done despite the initial difficulties, praising the voters also for what he described as their tenacity and strong faith in the democratic process.

“Before the 2019 general elections, prophets of doom didn’t give the country a chance to conduct peaceful elections. Despite these fears, the country overcame its political challenges.

“For abandoning their businesses in order to vote, the voters had demonstrated great patriotism in coming out to exercise their civic duty.

“Let me use this opportunity once again to reassure all Nigerians that your sacrifices in voting for me won’t be in vain. I will ensure the ordinary voters feel the positive impact of government,” the president said.


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