Plateau: Hon. Shehu of Jos North Reacts to Killing of UNIJOS Student, Sealed AY Shafa Filling Station


The Local Administration in Jos North has sealed AY Shafa filling station around Dariye motor park along Bauchi Junction – Farin Gada road, Jos pending the investigation on the whereabout of the suspect or suspects.

This was in reaction to the recent killing of a Student of the University of Jos at the filling station on Thursday this week.

Management Committee Chairman of Jos North Local Government Shehu Usman had on Thursday this week released an official statement pledging to go after any person or persons who attack innocent citizens and fish them out to face the full wrath of the law.

He had also warned that in the event any suspect or suspects escape, his administration would be left with no choice than to arrest residents of the area where the act took place for appropriate sanction.

To match words with action, Management Committee, Chairman of Jos North, Shehu Usman had matched words with action by sealing the A Y filling station, scene of the crime near Dariye motor park.

Usman stressed that investigation has since commenced on the killing of the student and other innocent soul which was taken by the miscreants.

Usman called on citizens in the area and the entire local government to be be more vigilant and report any suspicious persons or activities around them.

Still in Jos North, the Management Committee Chairman of Jos the Local Government Shehu Usman has expressed optimism that his administration will take data of tricycles in the area in order to reduce crime and criminality in the locality.

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Usman was speaking while in an engagement meeting with officials of tricycle ridders union Association in his office.

Usman while expressing concern with the increasing number of Trycircles coming to Jos without registration plate number cautioned that his administration would never tolerate any act of indicipline.

On his part Chairman tricycle union of Jos North Dahiru Hassan promised to collaborate with the council to fetch out bad eggs among their members.

Meanwhile, Angwan Rimi community has begun the search to fish out suspected criminals who attempted to burn the Redeemed Christian Church of God.

Reacting to the development, Management Committee Chairman of Jos North Local Government Shehu Bala Usman said there is no hiding place for criminals in Jos North Local Government.

Philip Eplong,
Senior Information Officer, Jos North Local Government.

20th August, 2021.



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