President Muhammadu Buhari says it is not true that he has done nothing to resolve the crisis between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Benue State.
This is contained in Buhari’s letter to the Senate.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki read it to his collegeaues on Wednesday.
The President was quoted as saying the police, on his directive, is working “strenuously” to apprehend those behind the killings in Benue State.
The letter reads,“I thank you for your letter referenced NASS/8S/R/01/33 dated 18th January 2018 and carefully studied the resolutions and comments there in. As I briefed you and the RT. Hon speaker when we met, several courses of action have been taken prior to the senate resolution.
“You may recall that I told you of the following steps taken as soon as the information came in to me about the Benue killings. One, on Thursday 4th January, I sent the minister of interior and the deputy inspector-general of police in charge of operations for an on-the-spot assessment of the situation.READ MORE