President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sadness over the gruesome murder of over 43 rice farmers in Zabarmari, in Jere Local Government of Borno State.
In a statement signed by Presidential Spokesman Garba Shehu, President Buhari described the killings as terrorist attack and insane to humanity
“I condemn the killing of our hardworking farmers by terrorists in Borno State. The entire country is hurt by these senseless killings. My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls Rest In Peace,” President Buhari added.
President Buhari further added that the government had given all the needed support to the armed forces “to take all necessary steps to protect the country’s population and its territory.”