- President Muhammadu Buhari has been summoned by the House of Representatives
- The Reps summoned Buhari over the incessant killings and bloodshed in some parts of the country
- The president was summoned during plenary on Wednesday, April 25
Worried over the incessant killings in the country, the House of Representatives has summoned President Muhammadu Buhari to give reasons for the killings and to brief them on the security situation in the country, The Cable reports.
NAIJ.com notes that the House summoned the president during plenary on Wednesday, April 25.
It is no longer news that the country has been experiencing security issue, whereby armed men maim and kill innocent people almost on a daily basis.
Recall that officials and residents in Benue state confirmed that 10 people were killed following attacks by gunmen.
In a statement sent to NAIJ.com, a spokesperson for Governor Samuel Ortom, Terver Akase, said that the gunmen invaded Saghev ward of Guma local government area between the night of Friday, April 20, and the morning of Saturday, April 21, maiming and killing residents while also setting houses on fire.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) placed a curse on the gunmen who attacked St Ignatius Catholic Church, Ayar-Mbalom in Gwer East local government area of Benue state and killed two reverend fathers and other church members.
The gunmen, believed to be suspected herdsmen, had invaded the church and killed more than 15 worshippers including two Catholic priests, whose names were given as Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha.
MURIC said: “Although the attackers also burnt 50 houses and sacked the entire community, we are singling out the vicious attack on the church for strong condemnation."
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