Plateau Govt Inaugurates C’ttee On Peace, Reconciliation In Southern Senatorial Zone

Jonah-Jang-on-crisesThe Plateau Government on Friday set up a committee to work for the restoration of peace and reconcile warring parties in the southern senatorial zone of the State.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Governor of the state, Mr Ignatius Longjan in Jos on Friday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the zone had been experiencing attacks and counter attacks between the Fulani and Tarrok natives.

“Following series of meetings held by political office holders and stakeholders in the zone, it became imperative to set up this committee to work towards restoration of peace in the area,” the statement said.

The committee was mandated to resolve disputes among warring parties, inculcate the need for peaceful co-existence on residents and make recommendations that would engender sustainable peace.

Members of the committee include Mr Johnbull Shekarau, Chairman and Mr Samuel Kwamkur, Secretary.

Others are Mr Abraham Yiljap, Rev. Fr. Joseph Daffa, Mr Timothy Parlong, and representatives of Police, Special Taskforce and NSCDC, among others. (NAN)


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