Fulani Community In Plateau Boycott Meeting Of Presidential C’ttee On Amnesty As FG Proposes Compensation For Victims Of Crises

AmnestyChairman, Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peace in Northern Nigeria and Minister of Special Duties, Barrister Tanimu Turaki Wednesday in Jos, said the Federal Government would compensate victims of various crises in Plateau State.

Turaki, who made this known in an interactive session with stakeholders on the ongoing dialogue and peaceful resolution in the north as well as finding a way out of the crises, said President Jonathan Goodluck had directed them to identify victims of the crises and recommend all the necessary measure that can bring to an end the protracted crises in the state and entire region.

“President Goodluck is concerned about the security situation in the country, and the government will holistically tackle the underlined issues and do away with the challenges of insecurity, so that people’s lives and properties will be adequately protected” he said.

Turaki also said the committee will recommend compensation to victims, address the crux of the matter in the crisis as well as granting amnesty to individuals or groups where necessary.

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However, the Fulani community in the state boycotted the meeting on grounds that they have had enough of meetings of committees, panels and commissions, with no positive impact.

 

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