Governor Simon Lalong Holds Peace Meeting With Leaders Of Communities In Jos.

The Executive Governor of Plateau State has expressed great dismay and shock at the sudden build up of tension in Jos Metropolis
on account of the conduct of some disgruntled elements, who have
decided to throw the metropolis into confusion on account of their
negative reaction to the agitations of Independent People of Biafra
(IPOB) in the South East.
Consequently, the Governor has directed an immediate imposition of
curfew from dusk to dawn (6pm – 6am) within the Greater Jos – Bukuru
Metropolis, until further notice. The deployment of security personnel
to all flash points within the metropolis has also been directed to
ensure compliance with the curfew order and to avert any further breach
of law and order. 
The Governor wishes to assure all citizens that the security and
welfare as the primary concern of Government is assured by the Rescue
Administration. He is therefore enjoining all citizens to go about their
business with the assurance that their safety is guaranteed. He further
appealed to all religious and community leaders, neighbourhood
vigilantes as well as all law abiding citizens to ensure nobody is
allowed to take advantage of this unfortunate situation to engage in
criminality.
The Governor wishes to restate that Plateau State remains home to
all citizens of Nigeria irrespective of religion, ethnic extraction or
political persuasion. He therefore enjoins all peace loving citizens to
ensure that nothing is allowed to upset the hard earned peace in the
State.
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