The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, and the Executive Chairman Kano Municipal, Comrade Faizu Alfindiki, on Sunday condemned the recent attack on travellers along Rukuba road on Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, Hon. Wase expressed shock and sadness, over the attack, saying the cause of the attack must be investigated with perpetrators brought to book.
The deputy speaker while sympathising with the family of the victims, the government and the good people of Plateau State, called on citizens to be calm, urging them to refrain from reprisals which could endanger the peace on the Plateau.
Hon. Wase further called on the people of Plateau State to have faith in the Governor Lalong-led administration in its quest in finding lasting solutions to the perennial crisis in the state.
He commended the security agencies for their prompt response to the crisis, urging them to do all it takes to ensure that those involved in the dastardly act are arrested.
In a related development, Alfindiki described the attack as an act of vandalism to bring back the long-running crisis in Plateau.
He said: “I am sure the Plateau state government and President Buhari will do their best to address this issue.”
According to him, “this senseless killing made the whole country sad. My thoughts are with the families of the victims at this time of deceased and God bless them.”
He advised the Plateau State Government to work with the security agencies and intelligence agencies, to be strong in protecting the lives of the people.
“The Federal Government has stepped up its efforts to provide all necessary support to the security forces, and to take all necessary steps to protect the people and the region,” he said.
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