Plateau State Government has denied a social media post which purportedly showing luxurious buses on fire, saying the story is fake and condemnable.

In a statement from tje Governor’s office said, the story with caption “Plateau crises and genocide worsens as 2 luxurious buses conveying Igbos down East were set on fire with 156 passengers inside” was fake and untrue.

“This is purely the handiwork of crises merchants and mischief makers who want to create panic and instigate violence and fear among the people” said the Statement

According to the statement, the security situation in Plateau State is very much under control as security personnel have been deployed to all parts of Jos to enforce the 24 hour curfew still in force, as well as also ensure compliance with the dusk to dawn curfew in Jos South and Bassa LGAs.

Noting that, Governor Simon Bako Lalong has directed security agencies to track and fish out the purveyors of such fake information whose objective is to cause panic and crisis.

The government therefore advised the to desist from sharing fake information as it can lead to unpleasant consequences for innocent persons.