Hon. Bagos expressed sadness over killing of his Seven Constituents, calls for Self defense

Pam Moses

Member Representing Jos South/Jos Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives Abuja Hon. Dachung Musa Bagos has expressed sadness over killing of seven of his Constituents including 8 months baby Suspected Fulani bandits.

Our correspondent report that the Suspected Fulani bandits had on Sunday night attacked Danda chugwi Village of Jos South Local Government of Plateau State and killed Seven persons, and injured.

The killings is coming barely 24 hours after 18 persons lost their lives during a clash between bandits and members of vigilante group in the Wase Local Government Area of the state on Saturday .

Bagos, who is the Deputy Chairman House committee on Anti-Corruption attended the Mass burial of the seven persons killed at the Danda Village on Monday described as inhumane, saying the cold-blooded killing of his Constituents by bandits is callous.

“This incident has raised concerns over the readiness of security agencies to tackle once and for all the gorilla style of killing which has been incessant in my constituency and Plateau State, intelligent reports has it that the attackers had sent signal before now and no action was taken on the part of the security agency to curtail it, this is sad”.

The Lawmaker while consoling with the families of those who lost seven persons said; “I am angry and enraged by the daily killing within and around my constituency. I want to state emphatically, that I will continue to talk about these callous attitudes of known criminals amongst us until they are all gotten rid of finally, everybody has the right to defend himself, i want to urged my constituents to defend themselves enough is enough of this barbaric and dastardly killings”.

Bagos frowned at the way bandits moves freely with arms without been apprehended by the security agencies.

“As the representatives of my people in Jos South/ Jos East Federal Constituency in the National Assembly i have sign for the impeachment of Mr President because we need someone that will addressed the issues of insecurity, my people are being killed daily bases this condemnable and unacceptable”

The Lawmaker however called on his constituents to be more vigilant and and defend themselves when criminals comes to attacked.

The Reps Member also visited Vom Christian Hospital to check the condition of the two injured which include a 40 years Woman who sustained gun shot and a 5 Months old baby boy who’s right hand was amputed and settled their medical bills.

National President of the Berom Youth Moulders Association Barr. Solomon Dalyop who spoke to our Correspondent after the mass burial said the attacked happened on Sunday, 31/07/2022 at around 10:00pm.

He disclosed that several others sustain serious gun injuries and have been taken to Vom Christian hospital for immediate medical attention

Rwas Dalyop noted that the development has created so much tension in the community he added .

The Police Cammand and the Military Special Tasks in the state are yet to issue any Press statement regarding the killings as at time of filling this report.

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Hon. Bagos expressed sadness over killing of his Seven Constituents, calls for Self defense

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