As full details emerge on the scale of the brutal terrorist attacks in Kanam and Wase communities in Plateau State, President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killings as heinous, saying that the perpetrators should not be allowed to escape justice.

He ordered law enforcement agencies to work strenuously with the
government of the state to bring the situation under control and take
steps to bring the culprits to justice quickly.


President Buhari expressed condolences over the terrorist incident,
saying that as a matter of priority, peace must return at all costs to the
state and the entire country.


Gunmen reportedly killed over 100 persons in fresh attacks on some
communities in Kanam and Wase Local Government Areas of Plateau
State , North-central Nigeria.

The attacks, which happened on Sunday, were carried out in Kukawa,
Gyambawu, Dungur, Kyaram, Yelwa, Dadda, Wanka, Shuwaka,
Gwammadaji, and Dadin Kowa communities of the state.