Tambuwal Meets Buhari, Updates him on the Sabon Birni Massacre

Sokoto state governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal has on Friday, May 29 met with President Muhammad Buhari behind closed doors at the state presidential villa in Abuja. It was gathered that the meeting was at the instance of the governor.


Speaking to pressmen at the State house after the meeting, Tambuwal said he was at the state house to update the president on the security situation in Sokoto state. He also said he demanded the president to provide more military personnel to check the activities of bandits in the state.

In his words, "I requested to see the president yesterday (Thursday) and he granted me audience today.

“I have seen him, briefed him on the security situation in Sokoto state in particular; the security situation in Sokoto Eastern Senatorial District and of very special concern, Sabon Birni local government area of the state.

“Apart from the previous attacks, only two days ago through banditry attacks we lost about 74 people in a very heinous and dastardly act of aggression from the bandits.

“I have briefed Mr President on the general situation and the need for support that we require.


“When I said `we’ in this case I meant the security personnel that are there in Sokoto working day and night in synergy with each other to ensure that they maintain peace and order in the state




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