NASS Members From Plateau Describe Vandalism & Looting As Setback

27 October 2020 by Josiah Buzun

Members of the National Assembly from Plateau State have condemned the looting and  vandalism of property that took place in parts of the State.

The members made their feeling known when they visited the Government and people of the State on a sympathy visit over the ugly incident.

In his address, the Deputy speaker of the House of representatives, Idris  Ahmed said the incident has taken the State backwards.

He called for proper communication dissemination among information managers as this will assist in dousing tension.

The Deputy speaker noted that such crisis was capable of scaring investors, which will affect the economy of the state that is still suffering from the devastation of the COVID 19 pandemic.

In his address, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State said those that participated in the looting would be fished out and prosecuted.

Governor Lalong applauded members of the National Assembly from the State for the provision of palliatives to their various constituencies.

Minister of Women Affairs Dame Paulin Tallen appealed to parents to pay more attention to their children and wards.

Also speaking, the Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang called on Government to be more sensitive to the plight of citizens and prioritize policies and measures that pertains to poverty alleviation and employment generation.

Others that spoke condemned the looting that took place in the State.

They also inspected the vandalized facilities at the Jos International Breweries, Water Board Headquarters , North Central Office of the National Emergency Management Agency, warehouse at Bukuru and the private residence of former speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara.

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