Attacks, looting, destruction of property injurious to Nigeria’s economy – Buhari

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the looting of public and private property in parts of the country.

This was made known in a statement released by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba on Sunday titled; “Again, President Buhari condemns loss of lives, appeals for peace and brotherhood.”

The statement quoted Buhari as saying that the development was inimical to public good and stood condemned.

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It read; “As the judicial panel of inquiry set up by the Lagos State Government, one of the more dozen states to do so, starts sitting on Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his full support and optimism that it will assist the nation to give justice to peaceful protesters who lost their lives, security men who were murdered and property owners whose assets were vandalized and looted.

“The President, who said he had all along avoided going into a debate about the Lekki Toll Gate incidents until all the facts are established, appealed to the people all over the country to maintain peace and brotherhood as the machinery of the government and the wheel of justice turn against the perpetrators of murder, arson, stealing, rape, assault and malicious damage to public and private property.

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“The President advises that peace, brotherhood, and inter communal harmony are central to our ethos and urges Nigerians ‘not to turn against one another in hate.’


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