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Go After The Terrorists, Buhari Charges Security Agencies – GCFRNG

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A file photo of President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged security agencies to go after terrorists that attacked the Police Command Headquarters and the Correctional Facility in Owerri, Imo State on Monday.

The President on Tuesday in a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, described the attack as an act of terrorism.

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The President directed security and intelligence agencies in the state and the geo-political zone to fully mobilize and go after the terrorists, apprehend them and get them punished under the full weight of the law.

A screengrab taken on April 5, 2021, shows the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) custodial centre which was attacked by gunmen in Imo State.

 

He commended the initial response by security guards and security forces for preventing greater loss of life and the destruction of public properties.

He also called for the best efforts to be made to rearrest fleeing prison detainees, many of whom are believed to be deadly criminals.

Some of the vehicles that were burnt during the attack

 

President Buhari appealed to members of the public to assist the law enforcement agencies with any relevant information that could lead to the apprehension of these criminals who perpetrated this despicable act.

He also urged members of the public to be vigilant as all of us have a stake in preserving our way of life from disruption by terrorists and anarchists while the Federal Government will use every available tool at its disposal to confront and terminate this bare-faced anarchy.



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