President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the unnecessary and unwarranted attacks on Police officers and their facilities in various parts of the country.
According to a statement by the presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, the president urged all Leaders in various communities to encourage their youths to stay away from violence and also avoid being used as tools of violence in the country.
Adding to the statement, the presidency seized the medium to sympathize with all who lost their family members due to what he described as the ‘madness’ going on in parts of the country.
“If we attack institutions guarding us,” the president wondered, “who will protect us in future emergencies?”
According to reports, no fewer than 67 security agents, comprising the police, Navy and prison wardens have been killed by gunmen in the South East and South South since December last year.