Video of Buhari’s shoot-on-sight order against anyone carrying AK-47 released

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, Abuja ( File photo)

Presidency releases video showing Buhari Muhammadu ordering security agents to shoot anyone carrying AK-47.

The Presidency has released a video where president Muhammadu Buhari gave an order to the security agents to shoot anyone or persons carry an AK-47 gun.

In the 14-second long videos, President Buhari, could be heard saying, “Anybody with AK-47 should be shot, because AK-47 is supposed to be restricted and only given to security officials.”

ALSO READ: Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff orders soldiers, airmen to end violence, criminality

The release of the video may be a response to the oppositions and critics of the government who had raised doubts over the order earlier disclosed to the public by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu.