Vice President, Sen Kashim Shettima paid a visit to the victims of the Christmas Eve attack in Bokkos Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State, on Wednesday.
The plane conveying Shettima touched down at the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos, at 1:00 pm.
Shettima, who is on an on-the-spot assessment of communities that were attacked by marauders in the Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi LGAs, was received at the airport by the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, Governor Caleb Mutfwang, and former governors Simon Lalong and Joshua Dariye.
Displaced persons had converged at the mini-stadium in the Bokkos LGA, awaiting the VP’s visit.
The victims were seen with placards with inscriptions such as ‘Our Human Rights Must Be Protected’, amongst others.
Recall that attacks on Christmas Eve by gunmen in Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi LGAs led to the death of over 110 persons.