The Nigerian Army has deployed more troops to Plateau State after three deadly attacks left over one hundred and ninety-five persons killed and scores injured.
Chief of Army Staff (CAS) Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja who also affirmed that more equipment will be sent to the Plateau to enhance the efficiency of the troops, dismissed calls for self-defence by the citizenry in the wake of the attacks, describing the move as a call for anarchy.
Meanwhile, the Plateau state Governor Caleb Mutfwang, Abdullahi Sule of Nassarawa and his counterpart Governor Umar Bago of Niger visited President Bola Tinubu on Sunday and intimated him of plans by the North Central states Governors to intervene in the Plateau crisis and the entire region.
The chairman of the North Central Governors forum, Gov. Sule disclosed to newsmen the highlights of the meeting.
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Our Correspondent, Raliat Adenekan reports that Governor Bago of Niger State also talked about the plans of the Forum, while adding that the state was on the verge of an agricultural revolution by January 2024.
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