Plateau killings: Nigerians call on Buhari, Osinbajo to end Massacre

Nigerians on social media have cried out for protection of lives and justice over the recent killings of about 200 people in the Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN) and Regional Church Council (RCC), in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

DAILY POST reports that the Plateau Police Command on Sunday confirmed the killing of 86 persons in attacks on Razat, Ruku, Nyarr, Kura and Gana-Ropp villages of Gashish District in Barkin Ladi Local Government.

Also hit were Daffo and Kuba communities in Bokkos Local Government.

Reacting to the latest massacre in Plateau state, Nigerians expressed their disappointment in Buhari’s administration, over its failure to protect citizens especially those in Plateau.

They called on Buhari to take drastic measures to put an end to the massacre.

Here are some comments gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter:

@Deraufs “I believe the killings in my country have more of political coloration, they want us to believe @MBuhari hates the Christians, by having more Christians led by Prof Osinbajo into his cabinet they have been put to shame, on this too, they will be put to shame In Jesus Name.”

@Ukumefaguson “Stop plateau killings, Too much blood pastor Osinbajo Stop the killings first.”

@Iamjayz “It’s Disheartening the Government has taken no drastic approach in preventing the killings in Plateau. May God save us all. Get Your PVC.”

@Frankfaces “Please Buhari go to PLATEAU! You went to Bauchi when mother nature went commando on people. This time its terrorists that went rampage on your children. Since you are on a campaigning mood, visit PLATEAU and cry the alligator tears, promise them blah blah n head back.”

@blackdot_maley “Government is doing nothing about Plateau. Nigeria has failed us.”

@Sirliljosh “Imagine not being safe in your own country. Imagine not being safe in your state. Imagine not being safe in your community. Imagine not being safe in your home. Imagine not being safe anywhere. Yeah, that’s the kind of life they now live in Plateau.”

@Demoy “Can those military tanks that were deployed for the “Operation Python Dance” in the East be sent to the North Central to fight these criminal elements to a standstill or they aren’t terrorists? Woe betide this administration!

@Myunicy “Nigeria is gradually sliding into a state of anarchy. There is bloodbath everywhere across the country. No place is safe anymore. Boko Haram terrorists in the North East. Herdsmen killers in Taraba, Benue, Plateau, etc. SARS menace in SW and SS. There is fire on the mountain.”

@Ndabagi “The more pix and video from Plateau one sees the more difficult it is to accept condolence from those saddled with the responsibility to protect the citizens This is Embarrassing for all HEADS of security units in the country, you all should be ashamed of this events.”

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