Former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for the February 23, 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has spoken on the attack on a Local Government Area in Adamawa State.
News was rife earlier on Tuesday of attack by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram on Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The attack was said to have recorded high casualty figure as the gunmen were said to have killed many.
This has made people leave the entire local government area even as sporadic gunshots was said to have continued unabated.
Atiku, who incidentally is from the state called on the federal government to act speadily and ensure that peace is restored.
“Deeply saddened by reported attacks in Michika Local Government Area, in Adamawa State. I urge the FG to act swiftly by directing our security agencies to rein in and ensure peace is restored. Every Nigerian deserves a right to peaceful living,” Atiku said.
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