Peter Obi Condemns Terrorists Attack in Zurak Village, Urges Government Action on Security

Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate for the Labour Party, has condemned the terrorist attack that occurred on Tuesday in Zurak village, Wase Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State, emphasizing the need for the government to prioritize the security and well-being of its citizens.

He urged authorities to take decisive action to stem the tide of violence and restore peace to the affected areas.

Parallel Facts reported on Tuesday that Zurak village in Wase Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State witnessed a devastating terrorist attack that has left at least 40 people dead and many more injured.

The incident, which adds to a disturbing trend of attacks across the region, has sparked widespread condemnation

Reacting to the incident on his X account, Obi condemned the act and called for urgent government intervention.

Obi wrote, “One continues to be disheartened by the persistent reports of terrorist attacks across Plateau, Benue, and other parts of the country. The recent reports of an attack in Zurak village in Wase LGA of Plateau state which has left about 40 people dead and many others hospitalized,remains a very sad one, which must be condemned in strong terms. This adds to the growing number of these heinous attacks. These repeated attacks particularly in Plateau have become too many to make any discerning mind worrisome.

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“Again, I call on the government to rise to its responsibilities of securing the lives and property of Nigerians with corresponding actions. Above all, we must take every necessary measure to drastically reduce insecurity in the nation by investing in the critical areas of human development; education, health, and lifting people out of poverty. I sincerely condole with the Governor of Plateau, Governor Caleb Mutfwang, the government, and the people of Plateau State, especially the bereaved families, over this tragic occurrence.

May God grant eternal rest to the dead and quick recovery to the hospitalized,” Obi concluded.

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