President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a clampdown on terrorist attacks and gave the military go-ahead to deal ruthlessly with terrorists after meeting with the service chiefs.
President Buhari on Tuesday received the briefs on the Abuja-Kaduna train attack from service chiefs after they visited the scene of the incident.
Buhari Orders Immediate Action
The Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Air Staff, and IG of Police all visited the scenes of the attacks, as all security agencies activated their rescue operations.
In a brief with the President, Buhari directed the immediate conclusion of all the processes for the implementation of the integrated security surveillance and monitoring solution for the Abuja to Kaduna rail line, adding the Lagos-Ibadan rail line to the operations.
In a statement titled ‘Kaduna train attack: President Buhari directs the immediate implementation of security solution; condemns incident’ by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, revealed the order of immediate action and repair of damaged rail lines for resumption of normal service.
“He charged the law enforcement chiefs to bring back all passengers kidnapped and ensure that each of the callous terrorists are hunted down and made to face justice for their heinous acts as no one or group should be allowed to make the country prostrate,” Shehu stated.