Former Labour Minister and Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District Simon Bako Lalong has described the Christmas eve attacks on various communities in Bokkos, Mangu and Barkin Ladi Local Government Councils as another barbaric act of crises merchants who are bent on making the State unstable.
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Dr. Makut Simon Macham
Special Adviser (Media) to Senator Simon Bako Lalong (Plateau South Senatorial District) stated that while commiserating with the affected communities and the Government of Plateau State over the attacks, Lalong described the unfortunate incident coming during the Christmas season as a calculated attempt to cause choas and incite citizens towards hatred and disunity.
He condemned the attacks on innocent citizens which he said must be seen as the criminal act it is and not given any justification or interpretations.
Lalong called on the Government to mobilise the security agencies and remain resolute in going after the terrorists with a view to bringing their evil enterprise to an end and getting justice for the victims.
The former Plateau Governor also called on the citizens to be vigilant and adopt surveillance measures that will enable the security agencies deal with such attackers swiftly and decisively.