Breaking: Jos Boils Again As Irate Youths On Sunday Burnt Down Police Station, Destroy Vehicles By Yakubu Busari, Jos
The people of Plateau have decried the return of hostility, as many People Democratic Party Presidential and Governorship campaign vehicles were again on Sunday burnt down including a police station at Bauchi Ring Road a suburb of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau state.
The declaration of Gyang Pwajok at the PDP rally in Lagos state by the National Chairman of the party, Dr Ahmed Mu’azu who handed him the party’s flag as the PDP flag bearer in Plateau state so aggrieved youth who had continue to degenerate into wild fire causing confusion and destruction of properties in the state.
A group of angry youths have on Sunday morning, destroyed and burnt down a Police Station located along Bauchi road area of Jos North local government area of Plateau state according to a witness.
According to a source in the area who was also at the scene of the incident told our correspondent that the destruction came following an arrest of six people of the area suspected to have taken part in burning of two campaign buses of president Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday around Mango street and Bauchi road of the city.
The source also told our correspondent that soldiers and Police were seen battling with the angry youths who were protesting against the arrest of their fellow, claiming that the arrested youths were innocent of the alleged crime.
The incident has however caused a heavy gridlock along Bauchi road, as tyres were equally burnt on the road.
The spokesperson of the Special Task Force (STF), Captain Ikedichi Iweha, confirmed the incident, saying the incident has occurred as a result an investigation in connection to the burning of two Jonathan campaign buses on the afternoon of Saturday in the main city of the state.
He further called on the people in the state to remain calm and avoid all kinds of violence.
Recall that on the first of January this year, a Jonathan campaign office in Kanke local government area of Plateau state was burnt by suspected aggrieved youths.
The Ngas Youth and the elders of the Kanke Local Government Area of Plateau state on Saturday have rejected the candidature of GNS Pwajok as the gubernatorial flag bearer of the PDP to plateau.
The Ngas Nation has called on the national leadership of the People Democratic Party under the Chairmanship of His Excellency Dr Adamu Mu’azu to substitute Sen.GNS Pwajok as a gubernatorial candidate or forfeit the seat to an opposition.
Speaking at a press conference spokesman, Comrade Kakme. Habila Dafup drew the attention of the general public that the election process that led to acclaimed victory of Sen. Gyang Pwajok as gubernatorial candidate was full of irregularities and frauds.
He said,”We are not against Plateau indigene but we are fighting impunity, injustice and moves towards dynasty leadership same to monarchy rather than democratic rule”.
Habila Dafup pointed out that, Plateau state are peace loving citizens that will not tolerate crisis other than voting an opposition party to allow peace to reign.
The statement noted that some unknown people of Kanke are parading themselves as elders to endorsed the candidature of Pwajok as reported ,we want to explain our position clearly that no consultation have been made and no elder have done it.
We warn that any manipulation by any person or group of persons to ignite crisis on the Plateau state to support Du dynasty will be held responsible.
Habila Dafup appealed to Arc Yilji Gomwalk against the whole process, stressing, the Ngas people are very proud to associate with him but not someone that will destroy the good name.