The Executive Governor of Plateau State, Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang, has expressed deep sorrow over the recent atrocities committed by suspected herdsmen in Gudum village, Mangu Local Government Area where lives were lost, and property valued at millions of naira destroyed.

Governor Mutfwang expressed sorrow is contained in a press statement dated 11th December 2023 issued by the Director of press and Public affairs to the governor,Gyang Bere and made available to this medium in Jos. 

According to the condolence message, Governor Mutfwang sympathized with the affected families, denouncing the barbaric and unacceptable nature of the orchestrated attack. 

According to available information, the assailants set Edward Latu’s house ablaze, trapping women and children inside two rooms where seven individuals were rescued after forcing the doors open.

Regrettably,  Edward Latu and two others succumbed to brutal gunshot injuries during the incident. Governor Mutfwang also extended heartfelt condolences to the communities of Maraba Pushit District and Pinper in Komun District, Mangu Local Government Area, which were similarly attacked on November 29, 2023.

Expressing his resolve for justice, Governor Mutfwang directed security agencies to pursue the attackers, emphasizing the need for them to face the full wrath of the law. 


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