Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, condemns recent ethnic attacks in Taraba, orders deployment of extra military officers to the state. ~ Welcome to Joel Williams Blog -->

Friday, 23 June 2017

Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, condemns recent ethnic attacks in Taraba, orders deployment of extra military officers to the state.

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, has condemned the outbreak of crisis in some communities in Taraba state that has led to the death of over 100 people and destruction of property worth millions.

The renewed crisis started in in Mambilla Plateau on Monday and spread to some other neighboring communities.

According to reports, Fulani herdsmen in the affected communities recorded the most casualties.

In a statement released on his Facebook page, Osinbajo offered his condolence to the families affected by the crisis.

He has also ordered military reinforcement in the communities affected and also for relief materials to be made available to members of the affected communities.

Read his statement below...

With great sorrow, I offer my condolences to the victims of the violent attacks in communities in Taraba State.

The perpetrators of these attacks and acts of violence will be brought to book.

Yesterday, I summoned and held an emergency meeting with top security officials of the Federal Government and Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku.

I have also 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.

Provision of relief materials will 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.

Long term solutions including mediation between opposing groups in the communal conflict have also been put intomotion.

Tragedies like these will raise many emotions but we must remain committed to the reign of peace and use of peaceful methods to resolve issues.

My condolences go the people and the Government of Taraba State, may we never see this again.

LIB Reports



Post a Comment

Disclaimer: Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of Joel Hechimenum Williams or its Authors.

Joel Hechimenum Williams does not have any other site Incase you are directed to a site that is not ours,always contact Joel before carrying out any business proposal on this blog to confirm if its Legal!


About Me

My name's is Joel Hechimenum williams,I am an Entertainment blogger/Entrepreneur,I am the Founder of the most famous Gossip Hub in Nigeria which is,a blog that delivers juicy stories at your disposal,contact me via my contact page or visit my official can also contact me on:-

Do you have our Mobile App


Search This Blog

Blog Archive

Like Us on Facebook!

Last 24 Hours (Hot)

Fresh Release: Latest Stories!!

Get Juicy stories at your Finger Tips!!!