President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the assault launched towards Governor Samuel Ortom on Saturday March 20.
Buhari who described the assault as unacceptable, nevertheless warned that the incident shouldn’t be politicised.
He additionally known as for an open and clear investigation during which whoever is linked to the assault, needs to be caught and be made to face the legislation.
The assertion launched by his media aide, Garba Shehu learn;
“In expressing his sympathies, and that of the federal government of the federation to Governor Ortom and all Benue indigenes, President Buhari mentioned the unlucky incident should not be politicized, reiterating that an assault on one Nigerian is an assault on all Nigerians.
“The President directed the Police to undertake an intensive investigation into the incident involving the governor and into all such incidents affecting people and communities within the state.
“Let there be an open and clear investigation and whoever is linked to it needs to be caught and be made to face the legislation.”