PDP Governors’ Forum visits Plateau, donate N100m to victims of Mangu, Bokos crisis

Samuel Luka, Bauchi

Members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum have visited Jos, Plateau state to sympathize with the government and people of Plateau over the recent crisis in Mangu and Bokos which claimed many lives and properties.

The forum also donated the sum of N100 million as support to the victims of the crisis.

The Chairman of the Forum, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state who led his members on the condolence visit Thursday, assured that the PDP Governors will continue to support and advocates for the establishment of state police.

According to him, the establishment of state police would enable leaders at various levels confront and tackle the security challenges facing bedeviling their respective domains head-on.

The Chairman of the Forum while urging Governor Calep Mutfwang of Plateau state to remain strong, appealed on the people of the state to always tolerate one another.

Governor Bala described the incident in Mangu and Bokos as unfortunate, saying, ‘as humans, we must learn to live in peace and harmony with one another irrespective of our ethnicity or religious affiliation”.

While responding, Governor Caleb Mutfwang of plateau state, appreciated his colleagues for the visit, promising to support every effort that is capable of bringing back peace on the Plateau.

He assured the leadership of the PDP Governors’ Forum that his administration would continue to collaborate with the various stakeholders and security agencies to ensure lasting peace and stability in the state. 

Governor Mutfwang urged traditional and religious leaders, various ethnic groups, youth as well as the security agencies to support the effort of the government towards tackling security challenges in the state.

Our Corresspondent gathered that Governor Bala Mohammed was accompanied by Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State, Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State, Governor Adeleke Jackson of Osun State, and Governor Godwin Obasaki of Edo State.

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