Why Buhari is silent over killings in Southern Kaduna – Presidency

Muhammadu Buhari

The presidency on Monday has explained that President Muhammadu Buhari is silent on the killings in Southern  Kaduna  because the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, is “on top of the matter.”

Buhari’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, in an interview on Channels Television during its Sunrise Daily programme, said Governor El-Rufai as the chief security officer of the state,is capable of dealing with the crisis and bringing culprits to book.

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Adesina said, “You don’t have to hear from the president on that matter. When it pays us, we talk about federalism and true federalism; yet you want the president and presidency to talk about everything,”

“When a thing like this happens in a state, there is a chief security officer and he is supposed to be on top of the matter.

“Governor El-Rufai Rufai was at the villa on Thursday to brief the president, so why should the president then be talking about it?

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“True federalism is the governor should be in charge and he is in charge of it,” he said.

The killings in Christian- dominated Southern Kaduna had continued for long.Some persons were killed in Goska village, Jema’a local Government Area on Christmas.The crisis has always been betwen the Fulani herdsmen and the inhabitants.


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