Buhari threatens ‘final destruction’ of bandits after one more mass killing


Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has reacted to the most up-to-date killings by bandits in the North-west of the nation by threatening the bandits with “final destruction.”

Mr Buhari’s response came a day after armed bandits attacked a market in Goronyo, Sokoto Shriek, killing no longer lower than 30 folks.

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the bandits, numbering about 200, raided the Sunday market and killed over 30 folks.

The attack is the most up-to-date by bandits in Sokoto, idea to be one of many states most tormented by banditry in North-west Nigeria.

Hundreds of folks were killed or kidnapped in the assaults this 365 days in states like Sokoto, Zamfara, Kaduna and Katsina.

The assaults believe persisted irrespective of the outdated statements by Mr Buhari to boot as extensive deployment of troops to the affected areas.

“The times of the bandits are indeed numbered because the militia capabilities of our forces are being boosted by the acquisition and deployment of top-notch tools,” Mr Buhari stated in a Monday assertion by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu.

Read Mr Shehu’s fat assertion below.


President Muhammadu Buhari has despatched a bright warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your final destruction is ticking as that you would be in a position to no longer believe a predicament to mask.”

Reacting to the killing of over 30 folks in Goronyo in Sokoto Shriek on Sunday by bandits, President Buhari stated that “the times of the bandits are indeed numbered because the militia capabilities of our forces are being boosted by the acquisition and deployment of top-notch tools.”

According to the President, “the bandits live in the fool’s paradise of invincibility, but truth will almost right now morning time on them more challenging than ever earlier than.”

President Buhari added that “the bandits are in the period in-between under desperate pressures which potential of the unprecedented and sustained air and ground operations in opposition to them of their hideouts by our security forces.

“The cowardly assaults on innocent folks by the bandits point to a rearguard action of criminals under stress. But they’ll haven’t any predicament to mask and our courageous security forces will no longer relent in the contemporary offensive to defeat these callous enemies of humanity,” the President emphasised.

He appealed to all Nigerians “no longer to despair because this administration is sure more than ever earlier than to guard Nigerians from murderous criminal gangs that haven’t any respect for the sanctity human of life.”

The President extended his sympathy to the households of the victims of the Goronyo attack and known as on the folks to continue to wait and see because the militia strategises on essentially the most attention-grabbing map to direct the crushing blow to these bandits.”

Garba Shehu

Senior Particular Assistant to the President

(Media & Publicity)

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