Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in Plateau State
The Middle Belt Dialogue[MBD], an umbrella body of mostly Northern Intellectuals had raised an alarm that the present round of genocide on the Plateau, which started last year, was launched to give Northern elements a pretext for a coup d’etat.
With the excuse that President Goodluck Jonathan could not guarantee security as a pretext, the Northern elements were supposed to stop the 2011 elections from taking place, but the elections did take place, and immediately it became apparent that President Jonathan Goodluck was set to emerge winner of the last presidential election, an orchestrated campaign of terror was unleashed on his supporters in Kaduna, Borno, Kano, Sokoto, Kebbi, Nasarawa, Niger, Bauchi and even Plateau State by well trained murderers and arsonists who have been brainwashed to believe that power must always remain with a certain part of the country at whatever cost.
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