President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, cautioned Christians and Muslims against resorting to violence in expressing their grievances.
Buhari issued the caution while expressing “great shock and deep concern” over the eruption of violence in Gombe State.
The crisis erupted following a tussle over Billiri chieftaincy title in the state.
Reacting to the development, Buhari called for maximum restraint to avoid escalation.
In a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, the president said: “I’m seriously disturbed by the outbreak of violence in Gombe State and call on the parties involved to exercise maximum restraint to avoid escalation.
“The easy resort to violence is uncalled for because there are enough avenues to resolve differences amicably without threatening law and…