The Police Command in Plateau has dispelled rumors of a possible attack by bandits on Jos and its environs.
ASP Ubah Ogaba, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), of the command, dispelled the rumors on Sunday.
Ogaba maintained that the command had adopted a new strategy for curbing insecurity in the state.
She said: “The Police command wishes to state clearly that Plateau State, especially Jos, its capital, is very peaceful.
‘“The command has adopted a new security strategy in line with our normal routine patrol and check.
“Also, the command would be proactive on any intelligent report at our disposal, as it is our core mandate to protect lives and property.
“The command urges everyone to go about their legitimate businesses without fear,” he said.
The PPRO called on residents of the state to be law-abiding and cooperate with security agencies towards ensuring peace and security.