Benue church killings vile, satanic!,Say’s President Buhari

Benue church killings vile, satanic!,Say’s President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday described as “vile, evil and satanic” the killing of worshippers and two priests at a Catholic church in Ukpor-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State. The President’s position was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.  Buhari described

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday described as “vile, evil and satanic” the killing of worshippers and two priests at a Catholic church in Ukpor-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State.

The President’s position was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.

 Buhari described the killing of priests and worshippers as a calculated attempt to initiate religious conflict and plunge communities into endless bloodletting.

The President said, “I extend my sincere condolences to the government and people of Benue State, the Mbalom community, and especially the Bishop, priests and members of the St Ignatius’ Catholic Church, whose premises was the unfortunate venue of the heinous killings by gunmen.\

He promised that the assailants would be hunted down and made to pay for the sacrilege committed.

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