Wase condemns killing of traditional ruler in Plateau State

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Wase expressed deep sorrow over the cruel and gruesome manner in which the traditional ruler was killed by suspected bandits, noting that it calls for serious concern.”

*Photo: Hon Wase*

The Deputy Speakerof the Houseof Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase CON, has condemned the gruesome murder of the village head of Nyalum in Wase Local Government area of Plateau State, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi by suspected bandits at his home in the evening of Monday, 16th October, 2022.

In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, the Deputy Speaker said, “I’m deeply touched and devastated by the news of the killing of the village of Nyalum Alh. Muhammadu Sanusi”.

Wase expressed deep sorrow over the cruel and gruesome manner in which the traditional ruler was killed by suspected bandits, noting that it calls for serious concern.

While acknowledging the concerted efforts of security agencies to rid our communities of criminal elements, the Deputy Speaker stressed the need for special attention to be accorded the area.

He charged the security agencies to go after the misguided criminal elements in communities and scale up intelligence gathering, calling for community volunteering and participation in the process.

“The security operatives must not rest on their oars in fishing out the perpetrators. I call on security agencies in the state to spare nothing in ensuring that justice prevails for the victim’s family and the people of Plateau State.”

Wase also asked the security agencies to put measures in place to ensure that such avoidable deaths and attacks are brought to an end.

While extending his sincere condolences to the people and government of Plateau state, Wase urged citizens to see these attacks on their lives and livelihood as a challenge to their rights to exist and live as free citizens.

The Deputy Speaker prayed Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the late traditional ruler and grant him Jannatul Firdaus.

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