07-03-2018 | Politics |
Following heavy criticism of the President not visiting states that has been troubled by mass killings lately, President Buhari has begun a state by state visit to some states in Nigeria that has been affected by the ever increasing spate of killings by Fulani Herdsmen.
The President was welcomed in Taraba state by the Governor of the State Darius Ishaku.
Speaking to traditional rulers, President Buhari asked they brokered and preached messages of peace and mutual coexistence in their various chiefdoms, Nothing that most of these traditional leaders were the custodians of culture and would be seated long after President Buhari's tenure is over.
The president urged that any f7lani herdsman caught with Ak-47 be charged to court.
Presidential aid Femi Adesina had revealed the president was still to visit Pleatue state, Benue, Zamfara and Rivers states to condole with families of those that lost loved ones.
In her opinion convener of BBOG (bring back our girls) Madam Oby Ezekwesili was of the opinion that president Buhari can not 'Fake Emphaty'.
While many others have applauded the move others see it as a move rather too late.