Gov Lalong Directs Security To Go After Killers Attacking Villages
Governor Simon Bako Lalong of plateau state has Directed Security Agencies in the state to go after killers attacking villages in the state.
This he disclosed in a statement made available to newsmen through his Director of press and public affairs Makut Simon Macham in Jos.
Following the recent attack on Wereng village, Kuru Station in Riyom LGA of State where about 6 people were killed, Lalong has directed security agencies to do all that is necessary to apprehend the killers and also halt pockets of isolated attacks on innocent people.
The Governor expressed fury over the killings, describing the attacks as worrisome and unacceptable which must be stopped 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 recent 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 people 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.