Lalong criticises killing of miners in Jos South



Gov. Simon of Plateau criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.

The , in a by Director of Press and Public Affairs, Makut Macham, on in Jos described the incident as an to destabilise the state.

He said the act by the criminals was to create fear in the state saying that government would not condone such attacks on innocent people.

He directed security agencies to fish out the perpetrators of the heinous act, which is a threat to the substantial peace being enjoyed in the state.

He said that the narratives of ‘unknown gunmen’ excuses would longer be tolerated from the agencies.

He also charged residents to assist law enforcement agencies with on criminal activities.

He said that they should do so through existing structures such as the traditional institutions, community police constabulary, vigilance groups and other associations.

commiserated with the of those killed and those who injured during the attack. (NAN)