Thursday, 20 September 2012


 Plateau state governor, Jonah Jang has raised an alarm over an impending attack on some communities in Plateau state By Fulani Heardsmen.

Correspondent Samson Omale reports that, the governor made the disclosure when he met with stakeholders, on ways to end the incessant bloodbath and explore options toward permanent peace in the north-central state.

He noted that there is no state in the country without internal political difference but described the Plateau situation as peculiar because the state suffers from both internal and external aggression.
Governor Jang was also quick to add that the attacks on plateau state was sponsored by certain individuals

While explaining the controversial issue of indigenous people and settlers, the governor said the traditions and customs of the natives should and must be respected

The governor expressed concern over the lingering strikes over the payment of minimum wage to local government workers and teachers describing the state civil service as rotten and filled with ghost workers.

The governor blamed the poor revenue situation IN THE STATE on the massive corruption in the system, noting that some people were taking salaries they had not worked for.
The meeting was attended by elder statesmen, traditional rulers, religious leaders, top government officials, leaders of political parties, NGOs and businessmen.

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