President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the killings of rice farmers by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State.
The President in a statement signed at the weekend by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu described the killings as senseless.
At least forty farmers were killed on Saturday morning around Marrabati and Hammayya villages, near Zabarmari in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists.
The farmers were waylaid on their way to their rice farms which they were harvesting before the surprise attack happened.
An unspecified number of farmers were also taken away by the criminals.