Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has condoled with the victims of the recent violent attacks in a number of communities in Taraba State, where deaths have been reported. He condemned the acts of violence, adding that perpetrators of the attack would be brought to book.
commiserating with the people of the affected communities, the entire
government and people of Taraba State, the Acting President yesterday
summoned and held an emergency meeting with top security officials of
the Federal Government and Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku.
President Osinbajo therefore ordered the deployment of an extra
military battalion, police reinforcements and also a deployment of
the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps to the areas affected.
the Acting President has ordered the provision of relief materials to
be delivered to the affected communities in Toffi, Mayo Daga, Mayo
Sina, Tamiya, Kwara-Kwara, Tungan Lugere, Timjire, Nguroje and other
villages in the hinterlands of Mambilla Plateau.
Federal Government also put in motion, long-time solutions including
mediation between opposing groups in the communal conflict.