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Gov Lalong directs onslaught on criminals as killers of Gwom Rwie of Rasat arrested

Personnel of the Department of State Service in Shendam and five people in Vwang Community of Jos South, has been arrested as the killers of Gwom Rwei of Rasat in Foron district of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, as Governor Simon Bako Lalong has given marching order for onslaught on assailants and other criminals in the state.

The Gov. Lalong made this know in a meeting held with security agencies on Saturday, where he directed them to stage massive onslaught on criminals in the state.

Gov. Lalong who was concerned by the recent security challenges in the state, urged security agencies to collaborate with community leaders and other members of the local communities to facilitate investigations into the security challenges in their respective areas.

The Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Danladi Atu, speaking on behalf of the Government after the meeting with the security agencies said, "Government is calling on all community leaders, citizens of plateau, traditional rulers, to cooperate with security agencies and other non-formal security actors to safe guard the environment, by availing intelligence reports to help in addressing the security challenges we are facing."

Prof. Danladi Atu added by saying, “In areas where there are Farmers/Herders skirmishes, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) who are custodians of the agro rangers, would be deployed, of which are Barkin Ladi, Riyom and others."

Gov. Lalong assured citizens his administration's commitment to protecting their lives and property.

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