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Buahri Cautions Against Hate Speeches

Buhari: We must root out hate
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria must focus on rooting out hate as well as misrepresentation of religion and violence.
He said this at the Presidential Villa in Abuja today while launching the Policy Framework and National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism.
 `We must now while working together focus in rooting out hate, misrepresentation of religion and violence in our society," the president said.

 Buhari called on state and local governments to develop action plans for preventing and countering violent extremism at the grassroots.
He said he had directed all ministries, departments and agencies to institutionalise mainstream measures to address the root causes of violent extremism while implementing programmes that build the resilience of Nigerians to recover from the consequences of violence.

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