Soldiers uncover plot to disrupt Plateau LG polls 

Posted by News Express | 9 October 2021 | 648 times

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 Operation Safe Haven, in charge of internal security operations in Plateau said on Friday that it had uncovered a planned disruption of peace and security of the state by disgruntled elements during the local government election scheduled for Saturday 9 October, 2021.

Major Ishaku Takwa Information Officer of STF in a statement in Jos on Friday called on all those evil-minded individuals and merchants of violence to shelve their evil plan as troops are fully ready and will not hesitate to deal decisively with those bent on causing crisis before, during and after the election.

According to him, never again will OPSH allow individuals or groups to cause pain and hardship on law-abiding citizens.

He said already, the Commander has ordered troops to ensure that anybody found fomenting trouble, under any guise and for whatever reason, is made to face the full wrath of the law.

“While we encourage the good citizens of Plateau state to always conduct themselves in accordance with the law of the land, Operation SAFE HAVEN is committed to the total restoration of peace on the Plateau and is working closely with the State Government, critical stakeholders and law-abiding citizens to achieve this mandate.”

Major Takwa urged the traditional rulers, religious leaders as well as parents and guardians to warn their subjects against being used to disrupt the peace on the plateau.

He warned that any action short of unity and peaceful coexistence on the plateau would be viewed as a deliberate plan to frustrate the effort of the troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN, such action will be resisted and decisively dealt with.

Courtesy (excluding headline) Daily Independent


Source: News Express

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