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Photos News: Buhari seeks local chiefs’ help in Jalingo

President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration will continue to maintain a cordial relationship with the traditional institutions across the country in order to find a solutions to the herdsmen crises.

The president made the remark in Jalingo, Taraba State, on Monday, march 5, 2018.

The President who was accompanied by Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, had a meeting with some traditional rulers, community leaders, representatives of farmers and herdsmen, security chiefs and some top government officials.

His words:

“I am appealing to the traditional rulers not to give up in pursuing peace.’’ 

Buhari meets with some of the traditional rulers in Taraba. Behind him is Governor Darius Ishaku

Buhari with traditional rulers in Taraba state

Buhari, first far left, with Governor Ishaku, addresses the meeting

“I came here mainly to have this forum with leaders, traditional rulers and the state government to extend my condolences to all those who have lost loved ones and properties.’’ 

Senator Aisha Alhassan and Alhaji Lai Mohammed in Jalingo

President Buhari on arrival at Jalingo Airport

Governor Darius Ishaku greets President Buhari

He said even the “worst critics of APC will agree that we have tried in improving the security situation in the country, right from the Boko Haram attacks.

“The country has to be secured before you can manage the economy.’’