Platuea State Governor Simon Lalong expresses shock and grieveness over the death of Mr. Rinji Peter Bala, who was said to have been shot by security personnel along Zaria Road, Jos on 12th May 2020. Consequently, he has directed that thorough investigation be carried out to unravel the circumstances surrounding the killing of the young man. He assures that those found culpable will face the law of the land.
Already, a security personel alleged to have been involved in the incident has been taken into custody for further investigation.
The Governor appeals for calm and commiserates with the family of the late Rinji Bala.
Meanwhile, Governor Lalong has appealed to citizens to continue to observe the lockdown directives put in place towards curbing COVID-19.
Dr. Makut Simon Macham, ANIPR.
Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State.
13th May 2020.
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