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Benue killings: Fayose lampoons Buhari's ignorance about IGP's disregard for his order

President Buhari with Governor Ortom during his visit to Benue State on Monday President Buhari with Governor Ortom during his visit to Benue State on Monday
Marlene Weaver | 13 March, 2018, 12:44

Armed security personnel were seen deployed to strategic areas in Makurdi while others were seen patrolling streets in armoured tanks and vehicles as part of measures to boost up security in the state.

President whose orders are disobeyed, is that one a leader?

He said he had attended the Zero Hunger meeting which the state governor, Samuel Ortom, could not attend because of incessant attacks on his subjects by herdsmen. I can not do that.

Ayodele Fayose, on Monday wondered if President Muhammadu Buhari is aware of aware of things happening around him and indeed, across the country.

He was earlier scheduled to visit the Tor-Tiv, Professor James Ayatse and also visit the Exercise Cat Race Camp including Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camps in Gbajimba, Guma LGA headquarters.

It is, however, not clear if the birthday get-together took place in Abuja or Nasarawa.

On the President's engagement in Benue, Shehu said: "The programme, as it stands now, is as we had it in Taraba".

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Obasanjo made the call on Saturday when he laid wreath at the grave site of 73 victims of herdsmen attack in Makurdi, Benue State.

"As a born again Christian and someone who believes in the fear of God, I can not and we have never encouraged the establishment of any militia group", he said.

We wanted the President to know the magnitude of the senseless killings in our communities, but security men, including the police, drove us away and seized some of our placards.

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He disclosed that he even shared the IGP's security report on the Benue crisis with Senators George Akume and Barnabas Gemade from the state.

"As president and commander-in-chief, he has other channels, but it doesn't mean that he gets every information under the sun".

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