The Plateau State House of Assembly has given Governor Simon Lalong two weeks to address the security challenges facing the state.
The information commission conveyed the lawmakers’ position when it briefed journalists in Jos, Nigeria’s news agency reports.
Dasun said the meeting would have the next line of action after the two-week ultimatum.
“As a municipality with people in its heart, we call on Plateauburgers to have confidence in us with renewed commitment.
“We have given the governor two weeks to take action on the resolutions the House has tabled on security issues and how to restore peace.
“We call on the Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, to come forward with a statement that defends us as a people and to bring back a renewed commitment to Plateau’s cause.
“We urge the people of Plateau to practically stand up and defend themselves and their communities as conventional security design no longer guarantees our safety as a people,” he said.
The committee chairman also called on traditional rulers to look inward and release the local security draft to protect the Plateau people and strengthen vigilance, hunters and local sages to defend the people.
He said that as a sign of commitment to the people’s urgent need to protect themselves, the Plateau State House of Assembly had ordered all local government presidents to suspend their planned recruitment of ad hoc teachers and instead dispatch 200 vigilantes. recruit in any local government area to encourage and increase local intelligence gathering.
The legislator called on security agents to find the perpetrators of the chaos and to be punished according to the law.
“On behalf of the assembly, I would like to sympathize with the government and the people of Plateau for the barbaric and dastardly murders that have taken place in several communities in the state.
“I sympathize with communities in Bassa, Barkin Ladi, Bokkos, Jos North, Jos South, Mangu, Riyom, University of Jos community and most recently Yelwa Zangam.
“The House condemns all these murders in aggregate, all these murders are unacceptable and reprehensible.
“We sympathize with the families of all those who have lost their loved ones in these attacks,” he said.
Nanbol Daniel, chairman of the House Committee on Health, in his contribution urged people to protect themselves, but must not go against the law.
Daniel said the meeting had decided that the Plateau Government should compensate the victims of the attacks.
The health commission chair said lawmakers would continue to inform people about their efforts to restore peace to the state.