Gov Lalong Condemns Riyom Attacks

07 October 2020 by Bilkisu Kambai.

Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has directed Security Agencies in the State to fish out those behind killings and attacks in villages in the State.

This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen through his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Makut Simon Macham in Jos.

In the statement the Governor says following the recent attack on Wereng village, Kuru Station in
Riyom LGA of the State where about 6 people were killed, Lalong security agencies should do all that is necessary to apprehend the killers and also halt pockets of attacks on innocent people.

The Governor also expressed regret over the killings, describing the attacks as worrisome and unacceptable which must be stoped immediately.

While sympathizing with families of the victims and survivors, Lalong asked security agencies to redouble their efforts in apprehending the attackers, having achieved some successes in other cases.

He said he will not allow these ugly incidences to continue where helpless and innocent people are murdered in cold blood for no reason.

Lalong insisted that the killers must be fished out at whatever cost and brought to justice.
The Governor urged residents in such communities to cooperate with the security agencies by providing useful information that will facilitate the arrest of the attackers.

He called on citizens of the State to increase vigilance particularly in intelligence gathering and information sharing through the traditional rulers and other early warning systems of Operation Rainbow.

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