Following reports of renewed sporadic attacks in some communities, the Plateau State Government has condemned the ungodly acts, it called on residents to shun violence and remain committed to maintaining peace and harmony.
In a statement issued by the state goverment and signed by its Commissioner of Information and Communication, Mr Yakubu Dati, The State Goverment said it ” wishes to commiserate with citizens of the state especially, Xland, Gindin Akwati communities of Barkin Ladi Local Government, over unfortunate recent attacks.
“Government is deeply pained that despite concerted efforts which had led to the restoration of relative peace across the state, some unpatriotic elements are bent on disrupting the gains so far made.
“Government condemns these attacks and has mobilised the full compliments of security forces who are restoring normalcy in the affected areas and the environs.
“Furthermore, government holds every single live as sacred hence, has mobilized medical and relief agencies to ameliorate the suffering o those in distress.
“As a government we are committed to ensuring a safe and secured environment that will guarantee peaceful coexistence among the various groups in the state as we remain resolute to the well being of our people.
“We however appeal to citizens not to take laws into their hands and cooperate with security agencies to prevent further break down of law and order as they track perpetrators of the evil acts.
“Citizens are particularly, advised to use the “Early warning system” mechanism recently launched by Operation Rainbow on the following numbers
09060100010 [Voice Call]