The Presidency has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Taraba, and Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers states .
This was disclosed by the special adviser media to the president, Femi Adesina.
Recall that over 100 persons have been killed in Benue State this year by suspected herdsmen, while bandits killed over 30 persons last month in Zamfara and over 100 girls were abducted from Government girls secondary school in Dapchi, Yobe by Boko Haram insurgents.
According to the presidential spokesman , the President has decided to undertake an on the spot assessment of the various occurrences and to meet and console the communities affected.
The President called 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.
Adesina said”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 an 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,” he said.