The Northern Governors’ Forum, has decried the killing of 12 army personnel in Konshisha local Government Area of Benue.
The chairman of the forum and Plateau governor, Simon Lalong, criticised the act in a statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Tuesday, in Jos.
He cited the act as capable of demoralising security personnel from giving their best in fighting insecurity in the country, especially as the incident occurred when the soldiers were on assignment to ensure the security of lives and property.
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The chairman urged the Army not to be discouraged by the killings, but continue to carry out their legitimate duty of defending Nigeria’s territorial integrity and assisting in maintaining internal security, especially given the current escalation of criminal activities in the country.
He also appealed to the Army to remain…