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Buhari Decries Murder Of Priests, Worshippers In Benue

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has described as vile and satanic the killing of worshippers and two priests at a Catholic Church in Ukpor-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State.

“I extend my sincere condolences to the government and people of Benue State, the Mbalom community, and especially the Bishop, priests and members of the St Ignatius’ Catholic Church, whose premises was the unfortunate venue of the heinous killings by gunmen.

“This latest assault on innocent persons is particularly despicable. Violating a place of worship, killing priests and worshippers is not only vile, evil and satanic, it is clearly calculated to stoke up religious conflict and plunge our communities into endless bloodletting,” the President said in a statement released by Femi Adesina, his spokesman.

Buhari vowed that the assailants would be hunted down and made to pay for the sacrilege committed.

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