NUJ Sounds Alarm Over Looming Food Shortage

Practicing journalists in Plateau State have decried the increasing rate of destruction of crops on farmlands in Plateau cautioning that if urgent steps are not taken by Government and security agencies, it will lead to food shortages and acute hunger.

In a communique issued at the end of a congress meeting of the Union held on Friday in Jos, the Congress also noted with unease the frightening frequency of cult activities and drug abuse among youths in most communities in Jos and called on security agencies to live up to their responsibility in addressing the menace.

“Council called on security agencies to ensure the safety of visitors at the Jos Wild Life Park and neighbouring communities.”

On the planned conduct of Local Government polls in the state, the Union tasked politicians to be patriotic and imbibe to always imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship for the progress, peace and overall development of the state. It also called on the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) to ensure that it conducts an election that is inclusive, free, fair and credible in the state.

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