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Plateau state killings: Governor Lalong orders arrest of all Fulani leaders

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Plateau State Government

Plateau state Govbernor,Simon Bako Lalong has ordered the arrest of all Fulani community leaders in the troubled areas of the state.

This directive was as a result of the killing of 16 persons in Ruboi community under Bokkos Local Government Area by suspected Fulani herders on Monday night.

Online news portal, Saharareporters had reported how herdsmen invaded an attacked Ruboi community, burning houses and killing several persons including a pregnant woman.

The governor in an emergency metting with the community leaders and stakegolders in the state said

“I have changed, it is no longer business as usual, people cannot continue to die and we do nothing about it.

“Arrest all Ardos-Fulani leaders, community heads until they produce the killers.

“All community leaders should be in cell. Arrest them now, nobody is above the law. If they don’t produce the killers, keep them in cell. Nobody has immunity except me and the deputy governor.”

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