Jos: 14 Shops Set Ablaze, 2 Mosques Demolished in Another Fresh Attack by Hoodlums


At building materials market of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, 14 shops were burnt down by hoodlum and destroyed 2 mosques, Daily Nigerian reports. 

Chairman of the Vegetables Traders Association, in the state, Dalyop Pwasa, confirmed the incident. 

“Yes is true that some people have entered into our market on Wednesday, broke some shops, stole items and burned down 14 shops.

“They have also destroyed two mosques in the market,” 

Fodio Umar, secretary of the market association reconfirmed that they destroyed two mosques inspite of the courfew in place. 

Mr. Dalyop Pwasa, according to Fodio was the only one in the market to accertain the gravity of the loss incurred due to the courfew. 

“Mr Dalyop Pwasa has been doing his best. He mobilise trucks that evacuated lots of our goods out of the market.

“He was the one that called fire fighters that quenched the inferno,” Fodio said. 

Sabon Barki area command of the police was informed who requested the two Imams of the mosques to report to the station.