Acting President Osinbajo condemns violence in Cross River

Cyril Okonkwo, Abuja

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the wanton loss of lives and property as a result of the recent communal conflict between the Wanikade and Wanihem communities in the Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State.

The Acting President has also directed security agencies to take urgent measures to avert a further breakdown of law and order.

A statement from the Senior Special Assistant to President on Media and Publicity Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said the acting president also directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to liaise with the State government with a view to sending relief materials to the affected communities.

Acting President Osinbajo appealed to the warring communities to give peace a chance in order to enable government find a lasting solution to the crisis.

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