Governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong has ordered the immediate arrest and detention of leaders of Fulani communities and others from Bokkos council area over the recent attacks in Plateau state that left more than fifteen persons dead.
He gave the order at an emergency security meeting after being briefed by the commissioner of police on the attacks.
He said the state government can no longer fold its arm and watch citizens die in the hands of their fellow citizens.
Lalong said the incident at Mangu local government area of the state is still being investigated.
He said his administration cannot continue to investigate attacks, adding that peace must be restored.