By:Rakiya Garba Karaye, Maiduguri
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 70 people in Zaroumdareye, a border town between Niger Republic and Mali by militants, describing the incident as another clarion call for united action by African leaders against terrorism.
This was contain in statement sign by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity Mallam Garba Shehu
Reacting to the incident on Sunday in Abuja.
He said President Buhari was shocked by the large scale death of innocent people at the hands of these callous militants who have no regard for the sanctity of human life.
According to the President, they are facing grave security challenges on account of the evil campaign of indiscriminate violence by terrorists in the Sahel region.
He recalled that the destabilisation of Libya in 2011 is producing domino effects on the security of other African countries including Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon and others.
President Buhari express his deepest sympathy for the government, and the people of Niger and the families of the victims.