8.1 C
Monday, April 22, 2024
HomeNewsTaraba Peace Committee condemns killing of two in renewed Tiv/Jukun hostility

Taraba Peace Committee condemns killing of two in renewed Tiv/Jukun hostility


Related stories

Nigeria To Attract Foreign Savings With New Diaspora Bond, Says Edun

By Goodluck B Ikiebe As the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings...

Edo 2024 : Major Political Parties Battle For Reconciliation As Campaign Set To Begin

By Our Correspondent The battle over who succeeds Governor Godwin...

Nigeria’s Anti Corruption Body Arraigns Cubana Chief Priest On Three Counts Charge For Naira Abuse

By Goodluck B Ikiebe The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

Nigeria Police Gives Award To Personnel For Outstanding Performance

By Goodluck B Ikiebe. The Apolitical CP Of Rivers State...

Blackout : Nigeria’s National Grid Collapses Again Plunging The Nation Into Darkness

By Goodluck B Ikiebe Nigeria’s national electricity grid collapsed early...

The Independent Peace Committee in Taraba State has condemned the killing of two persons in renewed hostilities between the Tiv and Jukun communities in Wukari local government area of the state.

It was gathered that tension heightened weekend after two persons were reportedly killed along Wukari- Tsokundi road and a reprisal followed in Wukari town.

The state Chairman of the Peace Committee, Prof. Talla Ngarka, who spoke Monday, bemoaned the loss of lives and called on the state governor, Dr. Agbu Kefas to immediately intervene

According to him, “ The Committee understands that two persons were killed along Wukari-Tsokundi road and there was immediate reprisal in Wukari town as tension arose with escalation leading to the killing of yet to ascertained casuaties.

“Whatever is the issue, we call on the agrieved parties to shealth their swords and embrace dialogue in finding lasting solution to the age long crisis.

“There can never be crisis without a root cause. We therefore, call on the Governor to probe the renewed crisis with a view to preventing its re-occurrence.”

Taraba state is also set to host its first ever youth, economic and security summit following the constitution of a 21 Taraba Youth Summit Committee by the state governor.

Addressing the press Monday in Jalingo, the state capital, Chairman of the committee, Benjamin Bako, said the committee in synergy with relevant stakeholders would work to create an enabling environment for investors to come explore the potential of the state.

He said, “We are changing the narrative and the mentality of our youths who believe that one must work with government. We want to give our youths technological skills in line with the global trend.

“In the economic sector, the summit will bring in investors both local and foreign to explore the potential of the state and empower our communities with economic activities.

“You know that without security, we can not achieve our plans for the state, so, the security summit will bring in stakeholders from across the state to chart a way forward towards ensuring the security of lives and property.”

He also warned criminal elements within the state to either repent or be ready to meet their Waterloo.


Global News Network Correspondent
Global News Network Correspondenthttps://globalnewsnetwork.com.ng
GNN is a News blog based in Nigeria to educate, inform and Analyse issues of interest like Politics, Health, Solid Minerals, Energy and Power, Transportation, Defence and Security, Sports and Entertainment to our teeming audience. Stories are generated by seasoned veteran Editors and Journalists. We Say It As It Is.

Latest stories



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here