The Bauchi state authorities on Monday described the killing of 43 rice farmers from Zubarmari city in Kochbi village within the Mafa Native Authorities District of Borno State by Boko Haram rebels final Saturday as not solely horrific, but in addition a really giant quantity.
In a press release signed by SSA Media to Governor Bala Muhammad, the federal government condemned the assault, saying it was an affront to the federal government and other people of Nigeria and a problem to Nigerians' nationwide resolve and skill to make sure the security of life. And property.
“As soon as once more, the nation is united in mourning as we mourn the horrific killing of many harmless Nigerians by the hands of Boko Haram rebels. Though the victims had been dwelling within the city of Zabramari, the assault, which is undoubtedly thought-about probably the most horrific of latest occasions. , It befell within the village of Kushibi within the native authorities district of Mafa, about 25 minutes drive from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.
“Greater than ever, the world is afraid of absolutely the bestiality visited upon these unlucky residents and the psyche of Nigerians; This prompted the United Nations to problem a really emotional response to the incident.
“We really feel the ache of the inhabitants of this bread basket that has become a killing subject. It’s actually a painful paradox, the slaughter of farmers whereas taking part in a reliable effort not solely to feed their households however to contribute to nationwide improvement. Jedado mentioned that was really one bloodbath, too many.
In accordance with him, the sight of Governor Babagana Zolum on the funeral of the 43 recovered victims is a continuing reminder that everlasting awakening is the value now we have to pay for our freedom
“As tempting as it’s, we predict this isn’t the time for the blame sport or As a substitute, the second requires sober reflection, to be able to shut the ranks of the political and army elite in addition to different stakeholders, to discover a answer to this extended destabilizing insurrection.
“Additionally it is with each sense of accountability we need to We file our view that the safety challenges that afflicting the whole nation require a complete reform of the prevailing nationwide safety construction in order that the gaps in intelligence gathering, human capabilities and firepower may be sufficiently decreased, ”mentioned the media assistant to the governor, Muhammad.