“Barbaric and callous” – Plateau State Government condemns killings in two communities


The Plateau State Government says it is deeply saddened by the reoccurrence of violence in parts of Dong Kasa in Jos North Local Government Area and Kwi in Riyom where innocent citizens including children and women were murdered in cold blood.


LIB reported that 15 persons were killed when gunmen suspected to be Fulani milia attacked the two communities on Sunday night, May 23. 


The State Commissioner of Information and Communication, Dan Manjang in a statement on Monday, described the act as barbaric, callous and a desparate attempt to rupture the peace and security of the State.


While commiserating with families that lost loved ones and valuables in the two separate attacks, Manjang said the Governor Simon Lalong is deeply distressed by the incident and has vowed to ensure that the cherished values of peace and security and the sanctity of lives remains sacrosanct in the State.


Manjang therefore said the Administration would continue to take measures and work hand…

Source: Linda Ikeji