President Buhari Cancels His Trip To Abia
President Buhari has cancelled his trip to Abia state and is currently in a meeting with Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, over the repeated attacks on farmers in the state by herdsmen.
On New Year day and last Saturday, January 6th, herdsmen attacked farmers in two communities in the state killing 59 of them including a pregnant woman. The victims will be given a mass burial on Thursday, January 11th.
President Buhari was earlier scheduled to be in Abia state for an APC mega Rally where himself, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other party chieftains will receive members of the party that defected from another party to theirs.