The Oasis Reporters
April 27, 2023
By Asile Abel, Jos
The incoming governor of Plateau State in North Central Nigeria, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang has expressed his pains over
the bloody attack by bandits on innocent citizens at a mining site in Farinlamba community of Jos South Local Government Area, which led to loss of lives.
Ethno-religious crises have been perennial in the state previously noted as a home of peace decades ago, but has morphed into region of troubling morbidity due to internecine troubles over access to the lush green vegetation of the state, between indigenous crop farmers and migrant, nomadic Cattle herders fleeing the drought and climate change impacts devastating the regions bordering the Sahel Savannah and the fringes of the Sahara desert.
Mutfwang, who is expected to assume office as governor on May 29, 2023, condemned the attack in totality and appealed to security agencies to fish out the perpetrators to face the full wrath of the law.
He also appealed to security personnel “to do all in their powers to halt further attacks on Plateau communities. “We cannot afford to allow acts of impunity to continue against our peace-loving communities”, he added.
He appealed to peace loving and patriotic citizens of Plateau and environs to be committed to peaceful co-existence and unity for their maximum protection and safety.
Barr. Mutfwang admonished Plateau citizens to be conscious of their environment and alert constituted authorities of any strange movement around them for swift action.
The governor-elect commiserates with those who lost their lives as a result of the ugly incident and reassures Plateau citizens of his commitment to a peaceful and progressive Plateau.