Plateau Initiative for Development and Advancement of the Natives, PIDAN, has called on the people of the State to remain steadfast and calm in the face of continued incidences of attacks on some communities by bandits.
Furthermore, they have been advised to remain vigilant and united as the state strive to contain the menace of the invaders.
PIDAN made the call in a statement signed by its President, Prof Aboi Madaki and Secretary General, Comrade Nanle Gujor, after it’s Council meeting on Saturday, September 16, 2023 in Jos
While sympathizing with the communities and families of the affected, PIDAN encouraged citizens to be law abiding and to report suspected movements of people in their respective communities to the appropriate agencies of government.
The association commended the resilience of the respective leaders and security outfits for confronting the challenges head on.
On the ongoing election matters in the respective Tribunals in the state, PIDAN commended the conducts of membership of all the political parties during hearing of the petitions, and enjoyed them to continue to be patient, remain calm and take the correct route to justice.
PIDAN further cautioned citizens on inflammatory statements by agents of disunity, and appealed to law enforcement agencies to be up and doing and to deal decisively with any group (s) or individual (s) that threaten the peace of the state.
PIDAN further encouraged the respective community Leaders to monitor the behaviors of their people, and advised the Youths not to allow themselves to be used as tools of destruction by desperate politicians.
Prof Aboi JK Madaki
Comrd Nanle N Gujor
Dated: September 16, 2023