Panic, Confusion, Traffic Gridlock, As Aggrieved Mourners Brought Corpses To State Assembly Over Fresh Jos killings

  Many Jos Residents were said to have scampered for safety  as aggrieved Mourners from Yelwa Zangam Village stormed the Plateau State  House of Assembly  with 35 corpses to protest the attack by Fulani Extremists.                                                       

The Confusion which trailed the emergence of the protesters with corpses caused heavy traffic gridlock in the city as Many fled to their houses to take cover.                                                                                                                 

Speaking the Speaker, Plateau State House of Assembly, Abok Ayuba,  called for calm and restraint over Tuesday’s attack on Yelwa Zangam community in the state by gunmen.

Ayuba, pleaded with  the aggrieved protesting members of the Yelwa Zangam community that stormed the Assembly with  corpses of their loved ones killed in the attack ,urging them to remain calm.

Yelwa Zangam, a community in Jos North Local Government Area of the state, was attacked by hoodlums on Tuesday night during which 35 people were reportedly killed.

Members of the community cried to the assembly and urged it to liaise with other arms of government to tackle the menace.

Ayuba, who condoled with the families of the victims, appealed to them not take laws into their hands, saying that such act would only aggravate the already bad situation.

He said: “We are all affected by what is happening in Plateau, but please, calm down as government is doing everything possible to end the killings.

“We are your representatives, we are going to follow up with relevant authorities to ensure that peace returns to the state.”

Our Correspondent also reports that the mourners later took the corpses to Government House, Jos.

The news of the attack threw Jos into confusion as people scampered to safety. 

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