Sunday, November 27, 2022

Miyatti Allah association condemns Jos massacre, urges government to fish out perpetrators

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders association of Nigeria (MACBAN) condems the ambush and killing of 29 travellers at Gada Biyu along the  Jos_Zaria  from Bauchi, on Saturday by Bassa militia in the Jos North local Government of Plateau State.

A statement issued by Baba Othman Ngelzarma, national secretary of the association, tasked government to fish out the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

“There can be no winner in this senseless violence and this circle of bloodshed must be stopped,” the association warned.

The Ambush which occurred around 10.00am, according to the left several passengers wounded while  40 others remain unaccounted for.

The travellers who were from Ondo State had gone to Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi in the Bauchi State Capital for New  Muslim Year celebrations and were in a convoy of Four buses when they were attack without any motive.

“MACBAN condemns this senseless violence on travellers . We call on the security agencies to fish out perpetrators of this dastardly act as this comes barely two weeks after trucks carrying livestock foodstuff were vandalized at the same location.

“Plateau, which enjoyed peace in recent times is seeing escalation  in the run up to local by-election which is unacceptable. We believe those behind this dastardly act are known and must be brought to account.

“MACBAN commiserate with the families of those who lost their lives and those injured. We also condole sheikh Dahiru Bauchi for this lost of supporters who only on Friday were full of life and joy celebrating the new Islamic new year.


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