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Legislators denounce violence in Plateau

19 October 2015, 08:53Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Member representing Barkin Ladi and Riyom Federal Constituency of Plateau State at the House of Representatives, Istifanus Dauda Gyang, has bemoaned the incessant killings and attacks in the area.

He commiserated with victims and internal displaced persons (IDPs) of Bakin Kogi, Zakupang in Foron District and Ragwak in Fan District after the attacks.

He called on the federal, state and local government to as a matter of urgency intervene in alleviating the suffering of the people and also provide adequate security to prevent further attacks.

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Gyang said the visit this past weekend was aimed at assessing the extent of damages promised to provide immediate relief and also reach out to relevant government agencies to solicit for assistance in terms of relief materials and health care.

He enjoined the people to be united.

“This is a moment that each and everyone need to reexamine his or her relationship with God and draw closer to him,” Gyang said.

The lawmaker was joined by member representing Barkin Ladi Constituency at the State House of Assembly, Peter Gyendeng, former chairman of Barkin Ladi, Emmanuel Lomang, and some stakeholders in the region.

- CAJ News


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