• Demands comprehensive report from security agencies
By Lawrence Olaoye
President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded for comprehensive reports of all criminal activities leading to loss of lives in some states in the country.
According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari was to begin the tour of Taraba, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers states beginning from yesterday.
The statement reads: “In view of recent terrorist attacks, criminal activities and communal clashes in some States, leading to tragic loss of lives and kidnapping of 110 schoolgirls, President Muhammadu Buhari immediately tasked the Armed Forces and other Security agencies to compile comprehensive reports on the various incidents.
“Having received and studied the Reports, the President has decided to undertake on the spot assessment of the various occurrences and to meet and console the communities affected.
“From today, March 5, he will visit Taraba, and subsequently Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers States.
“President Buhari has been receiving daily briefings, and has been in constant touch with the Governors, and has been updated with situation reports.”
The President calls on all Nigerians, especially those in the affected areas, to cooperate fully with the Security Agencies to enable them curb the spate of crimes, bring those responsible to justice and prevent further occurrences.