Nigeria Assures International Community On Jos Crisis

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 Nigeria has assured the international community of its resolve to contain the incessant violent communal crises in Plateau.
Prince Adetokunbo Kayode (SAN), the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, gave the assurance on Thursday when he received a Swiss Human Rights delegation, which paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja.
The delegation, led by Mr Andreas Baun, the Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, is in the country to seek cooperation to protect the rights of minorities and prisoners.
Kayode, who was represented by Prof. Yemi Akinseye-George, his Special Adviser, stressed that government was prepared to address the situation in Jos through the due process of the law.
He said that apart from using the law, steps would also be taken to apply reconciliatory approach where aggrieved persons and communities would be allowed to speak on any core issues which had so far sustained the hostilities.
“The authorities in the country are unarguably overwhelmed with the senseless termination of human lives at the slightest provocation.
“We will not allow the killing and the burning of houses to continue with impunity; the madness must stop,?? Kayode said.
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