Plateau state government has imposed a 24-hour curfew after some unidentified gunmen unleashed terror on Fungzai and Kubat communities, district of Bwai in the Mangu local government area of the state.
Mangu local government chairman, Minister Daput, said over 20 bodies have been recovered after the assailants attacked this morning, stating that a curfew was agreed on after consultation with security heads, to restore tranquility to the affected communities and forestall reprisal attack.
Public relations officer, plateau state police command, DSP Alfred Alabo stated that the command has deployed additional troops to the communities while investigation into the attacks were ongoing.
In a statement through his director of press and public affairs, Simon Makut, governor Simon Lalong, condemned the unprovoked attack, describing it as yet another attempt by crises merchants and criminals to return the state to dark days of agony.
Lalong vowed that the government will stop at nothing to ensure that those behind the heinous crime are not spared.