Dachung Bagos, a member of the House of Representatives, has said the Department of State Services (DSS) provided intelligence regarding the killings in Plateau State but the Federal Government failed to act on the information.
Bagos, the lawmaker representing Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency of Plateau State, made the claim at a press conference on Tuesday.
Over 100 persons have died in the state in the past three months following incessant attacks by various criminal elements.
According to Bagos, there is no political will on the part of the Federal Government to act on the intel shared by the security agency.
The lawmaker added that the killings in the state would only end if the perpetrators are made to face justice.
He said: “The security agencies receive information on every single movement, especially the DSS. But our problem has always been implementation and execution.
“The security agencies bring in as much intel as possible but the people that are responsible to execute whatsoever information that the DSS have brought forward is usually the problem and that is why the political will is always the problem.
“That is why most governors said they are no longer the chief security officer. The person that is responsible for executing the report is usually not the governors. So if security agencies will come out with intel on certain movement or certain terrorists groups in different environments and we are not proactive, then definitely we will have the problem.”