Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has issued a statement on the gruesome killing of 26 travellers in Rukuba area of Plateau state by hoodlums.
Atiku said that ‘enough is not being done’ to tackle the countries numerous security problems. He commiserated with the family of the victims and urged security agencies to be proactive.
“The report of an attack on innocent travellers on a major highway in Plateau State stands condemned, just as those too numerous to mention across the country in recent time.”
“Atiku Abubakar commiserates with the families of the deceased. One, for losing a dear one and, secondly, in the gruesome and callous manner they met their untimely deaths.”
“It is acknowledged that the security outfits are doing their very best in the current circumstance to make all of us safe. However, skirmishes like this and the pain accompanying it makes us feel as though enough is not being done.”
The Former PDP Presidential candidate advised the Muhammadu Buhari administration to “continue to scale up security and give all moral and logistical support for security operatives to continue to face this battle and register victory that will restore peace and safety of lives and property to every Nigerian.”
He prayed that “Almighty Allah will heal our land and accept all the souls that have been lost to these cruel acts of killings.”