Plateau Killings: PIDAN Charges Various Organs of Government to Put up Strong Security Measures to Safeguard the Citizens of the State

The Plateau Initiative for Development and Advancement of the Natives (PIDAN) has decried the continuous attacks and killings in Plateau State with the latest being the killings of 12 persons in Sabin Line Kuru Jos South LGA and 2 persons in Zago Miango Bassa LGA even as several others were seriously wounded.

The group in a statement jointly signed by the President, Prof. Aboi Madaki and Secretary, Cmr. Nanle Gujor urged the various organs of government to put up strong security measures to safeguard the citizens of the State.

PIDAN also charged government to fish out those behind the heinous acts while appealing to communities within the State to rise up to the challenges by securing themselves through the various platforms provided by Government.
“This is not time to sleep, it is time to be awake and take responsibilities of our destinies. It is time to use the various organs provided by Government, like the Vigilante, Neighborhood Watch, Community policing, to protect ourselves”, PIDAN said in the statement.


The umbrella body of all ethnic nationalities on the Plateau further called for extra vigilance from the people, and advised citizens of the state to collaborate with the various security agencies in their respective domains to appropriately report strange movements and strangers.

The full statement reads;

PRESS RELEASE

The Plateau Initiative for Development and Advancement of the Natives, PIDAN, condemns in totality the systematic attacks on communities within the state, the recent of which took place in Sabo Line, Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, where 12 people were murdered in cool blood and 5 others seriously injured.
PIDAN in a statement signed by its President and Secretary General, Prof. Aboi Madaki and Comrade Nanle Gujor , respectively described the attack as “one of the highest acts of irresponsibility by the perpetrators”, and called on the various organs of Government to put up strong security measures to safeguard the citizens of the State.
While calling on government to fish out those behind the heinous acts, PIDAN appealed to communities within the state to rise up to the challenges by securing themselves through the various platforms provided by Government.
” This is not time to sleep, it is time to be awake and take responsibilities of our destinies. It is time to use the various organs provided by Government, like the Vigilante, Neighborhood Watch, Community policing, to protect ourselves”, PIDAN said in the statement.
The umbrella body of all ethnic nationalities on the Plateau further called for extra vigilance from the people, and advised citizens of the state to collaborate with the various security agencies in their respective domains to appropriately report strange movements and strangers .

In would be recalled that some gunmen stormed Sabo Line settlement of Kuru, Jos South on Sunday June 13, 2021 and killed 12 people, leaving 5 others with various degrees of injuries.
Those killed in gruesome manners are: Mr. Darla Ayuba Rap, aka Faa; his younger brother, Mr. Stephen Ayuba Rap; Mr. Ibrahim Monday Dong, aka IBB;:Mr. Feng Gyang Dalong, Mr. Davou Matthew, Mrs Naomi Samuel Mwankon, Miss Kaneng Dung, Mr. Davou Pam. James Fom, aka Gang-Loh, a resident of Kuru from Rim, Mr. Gyang Juma; Mr. David Dalyop, a resident of Kuru from Rim and Chigwuze Emmanuel Paul, an Igbo Man and a resident of Kuru.

The 5 people who sustained severe injuries include: Miss Abigail Chuhwak, from Wat Kuru; Mrs Kangyang John, from Kushe Kuru; Mrs Joy Sallau, a resident of Kuru from Lantang; Mrs. Grace Dachung, from Kushe Kuru and Mr. Simon Mwangwong Jama from Kushe.

Prof. Aboi Madaki
President
PIDAN

Cmr. Nanle Gujor
Secretary General
PIDAN

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Plateau Killings: PIDAN Charges Various Organs of Government to Put up Strong Security Measures to Safeguard the Citizens of the State

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