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Plateau MP: Community should help to curb terror

10 July 2015, 08:50Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The member representing Barkin Ladi and Riyom Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Istifanus Gyang, has called on the people of the area to imbibe in community vigilance against further loss of lives following the terror attacks earlier this week.

The lawmaker stated this while reacting to ambush and killing of people along Sho- Barkin Ladi road early this week.

“The terror ambush and killing of our people along Sho- Barkin Ladi road is indeed awful and dastardly. We strongly advocate community vigilance against further loss of lives,” Gyang said.

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He promised to explore all available legislative, governmental and any other platform to draw attention and necessary action to end the terror attacks.

“As one that has been mandated to speak and call for government intervention on behalf of the people, I have raised our plight on the floor of the NASS and shall explore all available legislative, governmental and any other platforms to draw attention and necessary action to end this terror attacks,” Gyang added

The lawmaker joined the communities to pray for divine intervention in bringing end to the terror attacks in the area.

“As one that is directly affected along with you, the Sho community, the Berom nation and indeed humanity, our cry goes to God for his intervention,” he said.

Over 400 lives have been lost to terror at Barkin Ladi and Riyom in Plateau State since the beginning of the year.

- CAJ News


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