Governor Lalong orders investigation into alleged killing of Plateau youth

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has ordered an investigation into the death of Mr. Rinji Bala, who was allegedly shot dead by security personnel along Zaria Road, Jos on May the 12th 2020.

The Governor said the investigation would unravel the circumstances surrounding the killing of the Master Bala.

He assured the people of Plateau that those found culpable would face the wrath of the law, saying that a security personnel allegedly linked to the incident had been taken into custody for further investigations.

Lalong appealed for calm while commiserating with the family of the deceased over the loss.

Before his death, he was an undergraduate with the University of Jos.

Meanwhile, the Governor has appealed to residents in the state to continue to observe the lockdown directives put in place to combat COVID-19.

Source: Voice of Nigeria