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IPOB, herdsmen: My shoot at sight order to IGP stands – Buhari




President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that his order to the Inspector-Normal of Police and heads of different safety companies, to shoot at sight any particular person or individuals discovered illegally wielding AK-47s and different assault weapons, stays intact.


Buhari additional vowed that his administration will act firmly and decisively ‘‘in opposition to any and all individuals fomenting or finishing up assaults on our Police Drive and different safety personnel.’’

Buhari spoke on the handing over of safety tools by the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to the Lagos State Police Command throughout his one-day official go to to the State.

Shoot at sight order: Don’t push us, we’ll do worse than Boko Haram – Biafra group warns Buhari

President Buhari warned that ‘‘a nation that turns its Police personnel and infrastructure into targets of violence and destruction is a nation on the trail of self-destruction.

‘‘I’ve charged the Inspector-Normal to depart no stone unturned in rebuilding the morale of his officers and males, particularly within the aftermath of the senseless violence related to the Finish SARS protests, in addition to the current spate of assaults on Police Stations in some elements of the nation,” he stated.

Buhari had throughout an interview with Come up TV stated {that a} main secessionist group within the South East, Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, and different teams might be handled by the navy and the police.

He stated the IPOB might be handled within the language they perceive and there might be a distinction in a couple of weeks.

The President maintained his stance on sending the navy to the South East to fight IPOB members regardless of the group denying having something to do with current assaults on authorities belongings.

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Buhari had issued an identical risk a couple of days in the past which generated lots of reactions from Nigerians and the President’s remark was later deleted on Twitter.

The Federal Authorities, via the Ministry of Data and Tradition has since banned the microblogging platform from working within the nation although the Twitter accounts of the President and his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo have remained lively since then.

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