Almakura denies report of fresh killings in Nasarawa

Gov Al-Makura

By Olanrewaju Ajao                 Governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has denied report of fresh killings in the state.
Speaking with after joining President Muhammadu Buhari to observe Juma’at service at the Aso Villa Mosque on Friday, the governor said there has been unprecedented peace in the state in recent times.
“People, I mean citizens of Nasarawa State are jubilating and are happy that the peace that has been attained through community-based mechanism that everybody was participating has yielded results.
“We are enjoying unfettered peaceful co-existence in the state. So it will be surprising for anybody to speculate and raise an alarm where there is none.
According to him, the rate of crime in the state has drastically reduced to a point of no criminality
He added: “We don’t have anything like that, even the rate of crime in the state really subsided because the security operatives and the residents are working in synergy to ensure that miscreants and bad eggs amongst us find another environment.
“So I think that is speculative and that is casting aspersions that is negative on the state. It is very unkind for anybody to insinuate that there is anything like that in Nasarawa State,
“I’m telling you with every sense of responsibility that the citizens of Nasarawa State are enjoying better than ever before a peaceful environment where they are working in synergy with security operatives.”
He also said his government was doing everything possible to address the flooding in Mararaba and other parts of the state.

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