#ZabarmariMassacre: Senate President Leads Delegation To Borno

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Monday led a federal government delegation on a condolence visit to Borno state over the killings in the state.

 

Ola Awoniyi, his special adviser on media, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

According to statement, the delegation is in the state on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari to commiserate with the families of those killed by Boko Haram.

Over 40 rice farmers were killed in an attack by the insurgents at Zabarmari in Jere local government area of Borno state.

The farmers were killed at Kwashabe village, about 20 kilometers north of Maiduguri, Borno capital.

Buhari had described the killing as insane while calling on the armed forces to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Some members of the delegation include Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to the president; Mohammed Bello, minister of FCT; Isa Pantami, minister of communication and digital economy; Babagana Monguno, national security adviser, and Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman.

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