Ex-Governor of Plateau state, Senator Jonah attended the “Handshake across the Niger” summit in Enugu yesterday Thursday 11th January 2017. The summit which had in attendance top Afenifere leaders, Ohanaeze leaders, governors, ex-governors, senators, house of rep members and community leadersfrom both regions, saw many express deep regrets about the state of the nation.
In his address, Governor Jang explained how Plateau citizens were decimated weekly by herdsmen in Plateau and other middle belt states. He drew parallels between what is happening in Plateau and the treatment being meted out to the Igbos by the Nigerian state. He berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his complicit silence in the killing of middle belt tribes.
Femi Fani-Kayode who spoke after Governor Jang expressed delight at the presentation of the Governor, commending him for his boldness and leadership. He expressed sympathy with middlebelt tribes who have endured pogrom in the hands of herdsmen and call on for unity across the Niger.
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