Tension In Jos North As Crisis Between Naraguta Community And UNIJOS In Jos North Claims One Life

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Another fresh crisis broke up in Naraguta community of Jos North Local Government Council of Plateau state with one causality recorded in the clashed between the university of Jos ,and the residents of the areas, the killed person is  one Babangida Saudi Adam of Naraguta  community.

The incident occurred when a combined security operatives stormed the area to demolish houses on a disputed land.

Spokesperson of the Plateau State Police Command, ASP Ubah Gabriel, confirmed that one person was killed during an operation in the area but couldn’t give the details of the incident.

A member representing Jos North-North in the State House of Assembly, Hon. Ibrahim Baba Hassan, who was at scene  of the incident, confirmed that the incident occurred when security operatives arrived the area and started demolishing people’s property even when the matter was still in court.

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He described the situation as unfortunate.

Information made available to our correspondent revealed that the unidentified problem broke up in the early hour of Saturday resulting breakdown of law and order.

The management committee Chairman of Jos North, Hon Bala Shehu in his press statement to the press confirmed that security personnel have been drafted to the scene of the uprising.

According to him ,No is not, situation is under control, and all that are involved will be brought to face the law, meanwhile I have scheduled an emergency meeting with the community Leaders of Naraguta, The VC unijos, the District Head and the security agencies today with the view to bring an end to the issues.

We have also went on air to appeal for calm while necessary steps are taking.

He has called for calm between the university village and the residents of the Naraguta community

The chairman order for emergency meeting with the leadership of Jos University and that of the Naraguta community warning the perpetrators to stay clear of trying to caused unnecessary tension and crises .

Shehu explained further that the people of Plateau state would continue to enjoy peaceful coexistence amongst them because as a leader I’m saddle with the responsible of maintaining law and oder which I vow to protect lives and properties of people.

He advised miscreants who stock in trade is to cause unnecessary conflict to see themselves as loser to the cheap propaganda, we have put mercenary on ground to deal with trouble makers .

However, Bala also flag-off mosquito net distribution in Kabong a Christian dominated settlement as a mark of readiness to smooth the peace process in the state.

According to him, my administration won’t tolerate any act of violence and intimidation, we are going to fish out the culprit and bring them to face the law ,whoever is found wanting is not going to be spear by the act of law and criminality.

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