16 February 2016, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja said that the Federal Government had begun mobilizing the military and task forces to stop the sabotage of oil facilities and kidnapping of citizens for ransom in the coastal areas of the country.
A statement issued by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said Buhari spoke at a meeting with a delegation from the United States Institute of Peace.
The president also said that his administration was giving the highest priority to the resettlement of displaced persons and rehabilitation of infrastructure in the Northeast.
The president assured the delegation that his administration’s ongoing war against corruption would be fought within the ambit of the law and that mechanisms had been put in place to ensure respect for human rights in the fight against terrorism.
He said: “We attach great importance to human rights. If there are breaches, they will be investigated and dealt with.”
- This Day