Buhari condemns attack on Ortom, orders thorough, transparent investigation



has strongly condemned the attack Samuel Ortom of Benue State, saying the string of brutal attacks individuals and communities the state, with the latest one targeting the , was unacceptable.

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) disclosed this a statement Sunday, also said the President welcomes the dispatch of a high level of crack investigators to the state the Police headquarters Abuja, urging the officers to uncover , or whatsoever, was behind the attacks and bring them to .


expressing his sympathies, and that of the government of the federation to Ortom and all Benue indigenes, President Buhari said the unfortunate incident must not be politicized, reiterating that an attack one Nigerian is an attack all ” Shehu said.

Also, the President directed the Police to undertake a thorough investigation the incident involving the governor and all such incidents affecting individuals and communities in the state.


“Let be open and investigation and whoever is linked to it should be caught and be made to face the law,” the President directed.