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Buhari condemns killing of 19 people by gunmen in Kogi

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday condemned the murder of 19 people by unidentified gunmen in Tawari community of Kogi Local Government Area, Kogi State.

“There is no excuse or justification for killing innocent people by anybody or group, and for whatever motive,”Buhari said in a statement by Malam Garba Shehu.

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“The killings and revenge killings will only aggravate the cycle of violence, creating neither safety nor security for any side.

“People should avoid taking the law into their own hands because doing so could make a bad situation worse and undermine the government’s efforts to tackle security challenges.

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