The government of Plateau State has said the breach of peace reported around Gada Biyu, Jos North LGA, has been put under control following swift response by security agencies.
This is even as the state government also said Jos, the state capital city was calm and peaceful as there is no cause for alarm.
A statement made available to LEADERSHIP on Wednesday signed by the director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State, Dr. Makut Simon Macham, said security personnel responded to the incident where some youths reportedly obstructed traffic and set ablaze two trucks on the highway.
The state government said the intervention of the security personnel immediately brought the situation under control as the youths were dispersed and the road cleared, thereby restoring traffic flow.
It also noted that with the return of normalcy around Gada Biyu and environs, the government urged citizens to avoid any act that could lead to the breakdown of law and order.
“Security forces have continued their operations to dominate areas affected by recent attacks in Bassa and Riyom LGAs with a view to restoring normalcy and arresting perpetrators as directed by governor Simon Lalong after an emergency Security Council Meeting,” the statement added.