Abuja – The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has expressed shock at the reported killing of 25 persons in Ndo-Yaku village in Wukari Local Government of Taraba State recently.
The forum also regretted s the rising level of violence in southern parts of the state.
Chairman of the forum and Governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu expressed the forum’s condolences to the government and people of Taraba State as well as the families of the victims.
In a statement signed by Governor Aliyu’s Chief Press Secretary, Danladi Ndayebo, the forum lamented the fact that the last attack took place despite increased presence of security personnel called in from neighbouring North Eastern states to help halt the attacks.
The forum repeated its call for vigilance, emphasising that the issue of security should not be left to security agents alone.
They urged security agencies not to be discouraged by the activities of terrorists and tasked them to do more to build on the successes recorded so far in the war against terror.
They also prayed God to grant the souls of the deceased eternal rest and members of their families the fortitude to bear the loss.
– CAJ News
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