Press Release: Plateau gov condoles govt, people of Sokoto, Zamfara States

                PRESS RELEASE:
GOVERNMENT HOUSE, LITTLE                    RAYFIELD, JOS

Plateau State Governor and Chairman of Northern Governor's Forum, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara and Sokoto States over the gruesome murder of 20 villagers in  Kwaddi village, Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State and 50 people in Rabah and Isa Local Government Areas of Sokoto State by armed bandits.

Governor Lalong while condemning the attacks admonished Nigerians to respect the sanctity of life and treat it with dignity that is prescribed by all religions.

He stressed that the attacks were becoming too frequent and called on all people of goodwill to join forces to defeat the evil agenda of the perpetrators.
The Governor noted that no development could be achieved in an atmosphere of fear and uncertainty, we must be our brother's keeper.

While praying for the repose of the souls of those that lost their lives, the governor expressed the belief that the renewed fight against all forms of insecurity would soon return the region to it's old peaceful disposition.

Signed:
Solomon John Gujor,
Deputy Director, Press & Public Affairs, Government House, Jos.