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North-Central governors visit Mutfwang, donate N100m to victims of Plateau attacks



Governors of states in the North Central on Tuesday donated N100 million to victims of Christmas Eve attacks in Plateau State.

Gunmen killed about 200 people and razed 221 houses in coordinated attacks on 15 villages in Bokkos and Barkin Ladi Local Government Areas of Plateau between Sunday and Monday last week.

The Chairman of the North-Central Governors’ Forum, Abdullahi Sule, announced the donation during a sympathy visit to Plateau State, Governor, Caleb Mutfwang, in Jos.

He said the money was meant to reduce the suffering of the survivors of the gruesome attacks.

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The Nasarawa governor stressed that the attackers were terrorists and must be treated as such.

In his remarks, the Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia, called on the people of Plateau, Nasarawa, Benue, and Niger States to unite and defeat terrorists disrupting the peace of the North-Central.

In his remark, Governor Mutfwang thanked his colleagues for the visit.

He described the frequent of innocent people by criminals in the state as unfortunate.

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