J-TOWN Ambassadors Advocate For A Stop On High Way Attacks.

By Moses Gbande

Stakeholders on peace process in Plateau state has advocated for an end to the highway and repraisal attacks during conflicts in the state.

This position was advanced weekend, during a one day Early-warning, Early- Response discuss organized by Jos Town Ambassadors held at the Azi Nyako, Dadin Kowa Youth Centre, In Jos South local government area of Plateau state.

Speaking during the one day stakeholders sensitization talk with the theme, “building tolerance to curb High way repraisal” stakeholders expressed worries over the negative dimension the security situation in the state has assumed.

Participants at the occasion includes transport operators, security agencies, traditional and youth leaders, as well as vigilante and neighborhood watch groupe who made suggestions on how to curb the menace.

Suleiman Umar who spoke on behalf if J-TOWN Ambassadors who highlighted the important of the discuss, disclosed that the highway attacks within Jos-Bukuru metropolis in recent time is quite alarming, hence the interactive session was to find a lasting solutions to it.

“These highway repraisal during attacks is damaging the image of Jos national and internationally, and we need to talk to ourselves in other to find a solution to the matter “.

Various contributors stressed the need to volunteer information to the security agencies, traditional rulers as a strategy towards ensuring an effective Early-warning, and early response.

Guest Speaker, Prince Charles Dickson who talked about the ‘Early warning and early response’ said there has been early warning to every security challenge in state, but expressed worries what the response is alway faulty, thereby n nippingvitvto the bud.

” When you get information, analysis it and formulates policies and look for the solutions”.

The stakeholders however called for the sincerity of purpose on the side of security agencies in managing information at their disposal, especially when information is volunteered to them on impending security threat.

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