The attempt by the sect to capture the town began at about 12.30am and could not be suppressed by a combined team of soldiers, Air Force personnel and vigilante groups until about 11am.
Buhari said this at the Enugu West APC zonal rally on Saturday, where he was represented by the spokesman of the party in the South-East, Osita Okechukwu.
The State House press release below..
Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, said this at a meeting of the Fundraising Directorate of the APC Presidential Council, in Abuja, on Sunday.
According to the group, corruption is the biggest problem the country is facing, besides the Boko Haram insurgency.
On Friday, in an apparent move to counter the refusal by Amaechi to grant the state PDP permission to use the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium for the PDP presidential rally armed soldiers took over the stadium.