Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong has expressed outrage over the recent attack on Danda Chugwi Village of Vwang in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State where some persons were reportedly killed and others injured.
Governor Lalong described the incident as callous and condemnable and also directed security forces to ensure that those behind the attack are apprehended and punished accordingly to the law of the land.
He said the acti of the attackers is yet another desperation by the crisis merchants to instigate disharmony, suspicion, fear and orchestrate agony among the people leading to further violence .
According to the Governor, security agencies including the Police, Operation Safe Haven, DSS, Operation Rainbow have been tasked to work with the local intelligence and ensure that sucour is given to those affected and the community.
The Governor urged citizens to continue to cooperate with security agencies, the traditional institution, community leàders and other community security architecture in supporting Government towards making exposing criminals.
Dr. Makut Simon Machan
Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State.
1st August 2022.