Buhari stated those who are determined to plant the seeds of discord and disunity among Nigerians have been liable for the disaster.
He made the disclosure for the duration of his Independence Day national broadcast.
The President, even as assuring Nigerians of ok security, additionally vowed to make certain that perpetrators are made to stand the overall wrath of the law.
According to Buhari, “The age-long warfare between herders and farmers that changed into being exploited with the aid of those searching for to plant the seeds of discord and disunity among our human beings, is being addressed decisively.
“We will maintain and keep to help the commendable efforts with the aid of all along with civil society companies, local and states governments and our traditional and spiritual leaders in finding long lasting way to this hassle.
“This being a transhumance problem, we’re working with nations in our region which might be additionally facing similar difficulties to complement our common efforts. In this context I ought to warn that the perpetrators of homicide and trendy mayhem within the name of shielding or shielding herders or farmers will face the overall wrath of the law.
“Meanwhile, we urge all peace loving Nigerians to reject any simplistic portrayal, at home or overseas, of this warfare as either spiritual or ethnic primarily based.”