Gov Lalong pledges end to Plateau crisis
By; Buhari B Bello, Jos.
Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau has reassured citizens of the State that the regime will do all that is necessary to guarantee the security of lives and property hitherto devastated by prolong crisis in the state.
The Governor gave this assurance in the wake of two unfortunate attacks by unknown gunmen on family compounds in Kwata Zawan in Jos South Local Government Area and Gwol-Hoss village along Makera in Riyom Local Government which left scores of people dead and others wounded.
He appealed for calm by all inhabitants of Kwata – Zawan, Gwol-Hoss and the surrounding areas of Jos South and Barkin Ladi Local Government Areas.
The Governor has ordered a round the clock patrol of the area, adding that security agencies has been mandated to fish out the perpetrators of the heinous crime.
While directing the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) and the Vom Christian Hospital where the injured are receiving medical attention to give all the victims the needed medical attention at Government’s expense, he called on all peace loving citizens of Plateau to be vigilant and report suspicious movements in their communities to security agencies in order to forestall future occurrences.
Lalong also sympathized with the family of the bereaved and all victims of this dastardly act and further assured of the resolve of government to consolidate on the steady peace that has returned to the state especially in this period of the yuletide which has been chosen by this merchants of death to unleash terror.
He reiterated that as citizens of Plateau stand together in the fight against those who do not mean the state well, victory is assured.