The Deputy Speaker Plateau State House of Assembly Rt Hon Saleh Shehu Yipmong condemned in strong terms the abduction of the paramount ruler of bogghom chiefdom Alh Shehu Suleman which the sad incident occurred at the early hours of Monday 20 April, 2020 at his residence in Namaran.
Yipmong while condemning the sad event, described the action of the kidnappers against the 2nd class chief as barbaric, inhuman and total disrespect to our traditional institutions.
He express dismay on how the case of kidnappings in our community is becoming rampant and business of the day that is unbearable.
We commiserate with his immediate family, the Bogghom Nation, Kanam emirates council and the entire people of Kanam over this tragic act, we call on government at all levels to device a means for the immediate release of the monarch and bring the perpetrators to book, while appealing to people to remained steadfast, security conscious, extra vigilant and report any suspicious move to appropriate authorities.
To the kidnappers, they should as a matters humanity and respect regards the old age of the monarch, his health status, listened to the plea of his followers, released him and think God to stop this barbaric act. While assuring our people of government commitment to safeguarding the life and property of its citizens, our heart and prayers are with them especially at this trying time.
May God guide, guard and protect us.
Rt Hon Saleh Shehu Yipmong.
Deputy Speaker PLHA
And Member Rep Dengi Constituency.