The Plateau state Government says earlier tensions resulting from an alleged murder of a teenager in Jos the State capital have been neutralized.

Consequently, "everywhere is calm with people going about their normal businesses," State Commissioner for Information, Yakubu Datti said on Tuesday.

There was palpable tension in the Northern part of the city following the murder of a son to a Church security guard in Dutse Uku, Jos.

Securities were however swift in preventing an escalation, Mr. Datti said in a statement.

The feat according to him was however a result of civil-military cooperation's in the State.

He said, "The quick intervention of security agencies to the threat at Dutse Uku  is as a result of the synergy between security agencies and the state government."

Datti however asked citizens to avail more information that would assist securities fight crime.

The Commissioner also encouraged communities to form joint vigilante groups to minimize criminality in their domains.

Meanwhile, the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has offered to offset medical bills of some Corp members who were involved in an auto crash on Sunday.

The Corp members who were returning from election duty in Jos East crashed along Fobur-Jos road resulting in severe injuries.

No Corp member however died in the crash except a Benin Republic University onboard, Mr. Christopher Mahanan who was equally hired by government for the election job.
Gov. Simon Lalong, his Deputy, Prof. Donni Tyoden with a Corp Member who crashed while returning from election duty on Sunday