By Yakubu Ventim, Jos
The Deputy Zonal Commander North -Central Nigeria of the vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) ,Alh Garba Juji has expressed his readiness in north-central and Plateau state to partner with other security apparatus to ensure safety of lives and property of citizens .
He solicited the cooperation of Nigerian security agencies in combating crime free society in the country. In an interview with our correspondent he said the vigilante group of Nigeria are partnering with Royal fathers, district heads, village heads to reduce activities of the men of the underworld.
Alh Juji says that the traditional council in Plateau state have thrown their weight behind the current fight against these social menace by joining hands with vigilante group of Nigeria in the struggle.
He maintained that the young men and women of the organization has drastically improve themselves of the task of monitoring the wellbeing of our communities in restoring peace and security.
Alh Juji disclosed that the vigilante group of Nigeria is saddle with challenges of lack of support from 36 states governors and spirited individuals who he solicited their cooperation to equips the offices across the country.
Alh Garba lamented that ,”there are many people who are yet to understand the duty of the vigilante members performance by considering them as political party or pressure group but we are calling the general public to know that we are nonpartisan even non-religious “.“we have nothing to do with politics our main function is safeguard lives and property of our citizens ,we ensure that we partner with security to arrest criminal and hand over them to the police “, he added.
He commended the President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Simon Lalong for the support given its members to discharge its duty effectively. He raised alarm that members of a syndicate that had continue to wreak havoc to the state that people no longer travel in the night in Kaduna road. We are ready to work toward managing the existing peaceful coexistence in Plateau state and its environs to punish any defaulters.