A Peoples Democratic Party senator representing Plateau North at the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, has set up a register to collect views from members of his constituency on the hate speech bill currently before the National Assembly.

Sen. Istifanus Gyang (PDP – Plateau North) has condemned the attack by unknown assailants on the person and residence of former Minister of Sports, Elder Damishi Sango.

Gyang, in a statement by his Special Assistant, Media and Protocol, Mr. Musa Ashoms, on Thursday, thanked God for sparing the lives of Sango and his immediate family.

The lawmaker, however, expressed sadness over the death of the police detail who was killed while defending the elder statesman.


He expressed serious concerns over the pervasive insecurity and existential threats which Nigerians now faced on a daily basis, while urging the police and other security agencies to thoroughly investigate the ugly incident with a view to apprehending the perpetrators.

He urged them to take all necessary steps to secure law abiding citizens.

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