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  • Updated: April 20, 2024

Gunmen attack: Muftwang calls for calm, enhanced security measures

Gunmen attack: Muftwang calls for calm, enhanced security me

The Governor of Plateau State, Caleb Muftwang has called for calm and increased security details as gunmen attack Chikam, a neighboring community to the state university in Bokkos.

This was noted in a statement by the Director of Press and Public Affairs to the governor, Gyang Bere, on Friday.

Muftwang commended the security operatives on the timely response to the distress call from the community.

The governor also charge, the school authorities as well as student to collaborate with security operatives in providing information on suspicious activity.

The governor further reiterates his administration commitment to tackling security, noting concerted efforts are in place to bring an end to the heinous crime.

He said, "The Governor urged them to remain composed in the face of the tragedy, as government is determined to apprehend and prosecute those responsible for the heinous acts.

"Governor Mutfwang stressed the importance of collaboration among the university management, students, community leaders, and security agencies for enhanced security and the safety of everyone in the area.

"He commended the swift response of security agencies to violent incident, and encouraged them to remain steadfast in fulfilling their constitutional duty to protect innocent citizens.

"He stressed the need for community vigilance and cooperation to combat criminal activities and bring perpetrators and their accomplices to justice.

"The Governor extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased student and all those affected by the incident, praying  for the swift recovery of the injured. He reaffirmed his administration's commitment to fostering peace and security across the state."



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