President Muhammadu Buhari stated that religious, ethnic violence would not be condoned by his administration.
He said this on Tuesday, while condemning the killing of eight people in Zamfara State on Monday.
Angry mob took laws into their own hands, set the house of a man ablaze for rescuing an undergraduate, who was accused of blasphemy, resulting in their deaths and those of six others.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday condemned the violence via his official twitter handle.
“I received news of the mob killings in Zamfara with great dismay. It is barbaric and unacceptable,” he said.
“I assure Nigerians that the law will take its course. Under my watch, we will work to ensure that there is no place for violence in the name of religion, ethnicity, or in any guise whatsoever.”