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Politics: President Buhari Reacts to Killing of Nigerian Army Couple by IPOB, ESN Outlaws

 Politics: President Buhari Reacts to Killing of Nigerian Army Couple by IPOB, ESN Outlaws 





FCT, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari sanctioned the apprehension of the suspects responsible for the gruesome killing of a military couple in Imo state. 

According to the Daily Trust newspaper, the president issued the statement via his spokesperson, Garba Shehu on Wednesday, May 4. 

 Politics: President Buhari Reacts to Killing of Nigerian Army Couple by IPOB, ESN Outlaws 

As gathered in the statement, the president condemned the act as he tendered his absolute condolences to the bereaved family of the deceased.

Meanwhile, President Buhari, who joined Nigerians in grieving described the killing as barbaric and unfortunate stating that it is alien to all cultures and civilizations.

 Politics: 

President Buhari Reacts to Killing of Nigerian Army Couple by IPOB, ESN Outlaws 

The President called on all leaders – community, regional and national – to “speak with one voice, to show that the entire country is one against this cruel and barbaric act of violence. This is unacceptable. 

He said: 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of this sad and tragic incident.” 

Army couple: 

Nigerian army reacts 

Similarly, the Nigerian Army in its reaction stated that investigations have commenced in order to uncover the killers of two military couples by the members of IPOB and ESN militants.

The Nigerian Army described the killing as a barbaric and gruesome act, stating that justice will be served to the perpetrators. Meanwhile, the Army has urged the general public to help intensify investigations by providing any necessary information that will help hasten the process. 

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