President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara over recent killing in Plateau State.
President Buhari said in an interactive session with the state stakeholders on Tuesday that he should not to be blamed for not cautioning killers because they look like him.
The meeting was at the instance of the leadership of the National Assembly according to a tweet by the senate president’s official handle on Wednesday.
“UPDATE: The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara are now meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the #PlateauKillings. The meeting was requested by the presiding officers of @NASSNigeria,” it reads.
At the weekend, not less than 86 people were reportedly killed in Plateau by suspected herdsmen. Two cars and fifty houses were said to have been destroyed in the attacks.
Buhari visited the state on Tuesday to condole with those affected by the killings. He had said that desperate politicians were behind the attacks.
The President promised to bring both the perpetrators and their sponsors to book.
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris deployed special teams and two helicopters to the state to maintain law and order.
The police boss also ordered for immediate replacement of the state Commissioner of Police.
Suspected herdsmen have been allegedly killed thousands of innocent lives across the country and destroyed properties worth million of naira.
Many Nigerians have called upon President Buhari to declare herdsmen carrying gun terrorists.