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Benue killings: We must live as one – I G

By Nwafor Sunday

Following the killings of over 70 persons in Benue and Nigerians reaction, accusations and counter accusations made so far, the Inspector General of police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris on Monday said “we must live as one” and continue to live under the umbrella called Nigeria.

In a statement made known to newsmen via ‘Nigerian Police Force’ facebook handle, Mr. Idris reiterated that we should concentrate on issues that keep us together as a country, not issues that tend to divide us.

The statement read thus:

“In continuation of his efforts to restore lasting peace in Benue and Nasarawa States and end all forms of Killings, emplace peaceful coexistence and provide adequate protection of lives and properties; the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni, is currently holding a peace meeting with Governors and Stakeholders from Benue and Nasarawa States and Traditional Rulers from both States, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Reiterates we must live as one and concentrate on issues that keep us together as a country, not issues that tend to divide us.”

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