President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari, in Jere Local Government of Borno State.
This was contained in a statement issued by presidential spokesman Garba Shehu, on Saturday night.
The statement said Muhammadu Buhari described the terrorist killings as insane.
“I condemn the killing of our hardworking farmers by terrorists in Borno State.
“The entire country is hurt by these senseless killings. My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls Rest In Peace.”
President Buhari in the statement said the government had given all the needed support to the armed forces “to take all necessary steps to protect the country’s population and its territory.”