The CEO, John Pofi Foundation, Rev John Pofi has called for a change of approach by all Plateau people to the incessant attacks on Plateau communities. Rev Pofi made this known in a statement issued to journalists in Jos following the recent attack in Bassa LGA which left scores dead and many injured.
The statement noted that it was obvious that the Federal Government has abandoned Plateau people yo their fate hence the need to unite and change their approach towards the security challenges. Rev Pofi noted that despite the presence of Operation Safe Haven in the state, as well the close proximity of the 3-Division Nigerian Army, Maxwell Kobe Cantonment which is in Bassa LGA, the killings have persisted while those who are saddled with the responsibility of curbing the situation look on.
Rev Pofi berated Political office holder from Plateau who according to him should have moved to Abuja in their numbers to meet the President and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and report the real situation, but are merely condemning the killings via press statements. Rev Pofi lamented that while stakeholders and political appointees of other states rush to the FCT to the President whenever something happened to their states, those from Plateau State were busy condemning. Rev Pofi stressed that “Enough of the condemnation, enough of the lip service, enough of the personal interests, it is time to save our state from the hands of our enemies”.
Rev Pofi noted that the whole issues stated with one local government and one tribe but today, it is gradually going round.
Rev Pofi called on Governor Simon Bako Lalong to face reality and stop deceiving himself with the ceremonial hardship of Northern Governors’ Forum.
Rev Pofi commensurated with the people of Bassa LGA over the unfortunate incident, while also offering free medical treatment for those injured at the John Pofi Foundation Medical Center Fudawa, Jos.