Plateau killings: Gov Mutfwang commissions 34 vehicles to boost security


By Golok Nanmwa, Jos

In a strategic move to boost the security landscape in Plateau State, Governor Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang has officially commissioned 34 Hilux vehicles aimed at reinforcing community vigilance.

A statement signed by Bere Gyang Governor Mutfwang’s Director of Press and Public Affairs reads that the vehicles were procured through the collaborative efforts of the 17 Local Government Transition Implementation Committee Chairmen, as part of efforts to ensure a seamless deployment of security personnel across the Local Government Areas.

At the commissioning ceremony held on Monday at the Old Government House, Rayfield, Jos, Governor Mutfwang reiterated his administration’s unwavering commitment to fortify the security of lives and property, with a particular focus on rural communities within the state. The Governor emphasized the paramount importance of security as the foundation for any meaningful development,

“This marks the initiation of our commitment to reshape the security architecture on the Plateau. The State Government will soon introduce additional measures to support security agencies in effectively executing their duties statewide”, he assured.

Assuring the citizens of Plateau State, Governor Mutfwang pledged, “Rest assured, we are actively working to fulfill our constitutional responsibility of safeguarding lives and property. Our determination knows no bounds, and we will continue striving to ensure effective discharge of this duty.”

The Governor extended his gratitude to the Local Government Chairmen for pooling resources to enhance the well-being of the citizens and encouraged them to intensify their efforts in the best interest of the people.

Presenting the security vehicles to the Governor, Hon. Ephraim Usman, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, said the gesture is aimed at assisting security personnel to respond promptly to security challenges within their respective Local Government Areas.