Plateau Women Seize, Destroy Liquors For Making Their Husbands Irresponsible

Women in Jos South LGA of Plateau State have seized and destroyed alcoholic drinks and related substances from shops across communities.

The exercise which took place mostly in Gyel District witnessed a large turnout of the women who claimed the substances were making their husbands irresponsible.

The women went from shops to joints where such products are sold, seized and destroyed them.

The women, who divided themselves into groups, were supported by young girls, children, vigilantes and other volunteers.

Some shop owners who heard of the exercise locked their shops and disappeared, but the women promised to come back with tougher measures.

The exercise had the approval of community and traditional rulers.

The exercise in Bariki and Bukuru Low Cost observed that the women were mostly concerned with locally produced alcoholic drinks and intoxicants they considered harmful and with high concentration of chemicals.

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