President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has instructed the Nigeria Army to put in place decisive measures aimed at bringing an end to the recurring violence in the Southern part of Kaduna State.
The President in a statement signed by his spokesman, GARBA SHEHU said in addition to conventional policemen deployed in the area, a squadron of mobile policemen has now been stationed there.
According to the statement, President BUHARI has also directed the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA to carry out a joint assessment of the situation with the sister agency in Kaduna, SEMA, to determine the level of response required for urgent aid to the victims of the violence.
GARBA SHEHU said the measures should soon ensure the return of normalcy to the region, while the Kaduna State government continues its peace building efforts.
President BUHARI condoled with the people of Southern Kaduna, who have lost loved ones in the recent violence while commending efforts of the State government and the security agencies in the steps taken so far to curtail the violence.