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Buhari Expresses Sadness over Killing of U.S Embassy Officials, Policemen

By Gloria Afajagbe

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of two U.S. embassy officials and two Nigerian policemen killed by gunmen in Anambra State.

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A Press statement by the Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the President, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja, Buhari said: “I was very sad hearing about the killing of the embassy staff and our policemen accompanying them.

”In this difficult time for the families of those killed, the American Embassy and the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, I extend the nation’s condolences over the very sad incident.”

According to the President, he is deeply pained about the gruesome incident and expressed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims.

“We share the grief of the American Embassy, the Nigeria Police Force and our communities in Plateau and Benue and remain committed to fishing out the perpetrators of the attacks and bringing them to justice.

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”May God give their families the strength to bear the unfortunate losses,” the President said.

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