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Buhari Condemns IDP Camp Bomb Blast, Orders Tighter Security

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SAN FRANCISCO, September 11, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed authorities to tighten security measures in all camps harboring internally displaced persons in the country to guard against the sort of incident that occurred in Yola, Adamawa state on Friday.

The President equally condemned as heinous and cowardly Friday’s bomb blast in the Malkohi camp, which resulted in the loss of at least seven persons.

The President said that the terrorists are bent on causing fear and panic among the populace by detonating bombs within soft spots where hapless citizens reside but the public not be deterred but rise in unison to root out whatever is left of the terrorists in our midst.

“We must not let the desperate and evil-minded criminals have any respite. There’s now an urgent need for all to be vigilant by paying utmost attention to security issues at all levels – home, work, market, places of worship, schools, etc. 

“To defeat terrorism, all hands round the clock is called for, and to feed the country’s security agents with vital information to preempt and prevent crimes so as to forestall further insurgent activities”, the President added, according to presidency statement.