Security chiefs, government officials and religious leaders in Plateau State met yesterday in Jos and adopted measures to prevent incidences of bomb explosions in the state. The stakeholders who met for several hours, noted the increasing spate of insecurity in the state particularly bomb blasts and agreed that urgent steps should be taken to address the situation. The meeting took place at the state Police Command.
Plateau State Commissione of Police, Emmanuel Ayeni, who spoke at meeting, said henceforth vehicles would not be allowed into premises of worship places including personal vehicles of clerics. He called on religious leaders to be ready to abide by the measure.
The meeting also agreed that every vehicle must be checked before entering public buildings and called on the residents to cooperate and have their vehicles checked in line with the security situation so as to prevent unforeseen security breaches. The meeting also harped on the need to educate residents at the various places of worship on vigilance and how to prevent bomb attacks.