Mourners from Yelwa Zangam have taken the corpses of their loved ones killed in Tuesday night attack to the Plateau State House of Assembly.

Yelwa Zangam in Jos North Local Government Area of the state was attacked by hoodlums who reportedly killed at least 35 people.

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Members of the community cried to the assembly and urged it to liaise with other arms of government to tackle the menace.

Responding, the Speaker of the Assembly, Ayuba Abok, called for calm and restraint.

Mr Abok condoled with the families of the victims and appealed to them not to take laws into their hands, saying such an act would only aggravate the already bad situation.

“We are all affected by what is happening in Plateau, but please, calm down as the government is doing everything possible to end the killings.

“We are your representatives, we are going to follow up with relevant authorities to ensure that peace returns to the state,” he said.

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