Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has condemned Saturday’s attacks on commuters around Rukuba Road in Jos North Local Government Area, where some persons were reportedly killed.
The governor said that security agencies have been drafted to restore calm in the area and also directed to identify and arrest the perpetrators.
He commended security agencies for their swift response, leading to the arrest of some suspects and the restoration of calm to the area.
He assured all law abiding citizens of their safety as security had been beefed up around the area as well as the entire metropolis to forestall further breach of the peace.
Lalong commiserated with the families of those affected while calling for calm. affected while calling for calm.
He urged residents to remain vigilant and report suspicious persons and behaviour within their domains to law enforcement agencies for appropriate action.
The governor also directed the Secretary to the Government of the State, Prof. Danladi Abok-Atu, to visit the areas to assess the situation and ensure that those injured received adequate medical attention.