The Chairman of the Assessment Committee set up by the Taraba State Government to find out the extent of damage caused by the crises on the Mambilla Plateau, Amb. Emmanuel Njiwah on Thursday said Gov. Darius Ishaku was set to rehabilitate the victims.
Njiwah disclosed this while collecting details of the next of kins of all those who lost their lives in the June 2017 and March 2018 crises on the plateau from the village heads of the affected communities.
The Chairman urged the next of kins to forgive one another and live in peace for the over all development of their communities.
Njiwah, a former Nigeria Ambassador to the Republic of Cameroon urged the people to shun anything that would breed violence among them to give room for development.
“I am pleased to tell you that Governor Ishaku is set to rehabilitate the victims of the crises in your various communities.
“As you all know, the committee has gone round all your communities to assess the extent of damage caused by the crises on the plateau in 2017 and 2018.
“We are here to capture the names, photographs and signatures of the rightful next of kins identified by Jauros and Ardos of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incidences for immediate help by the governor.
“I urge all of you to eschew violence, forgive one another and live in peace for the common good of everyone on the plateau irrespective of tribe,” he said.
Responding, the Wakilin Fulani in the council, Alhaji Saidu Bawa, who is also a member of the committee, commended Governor Ishaku for taking practical steps to find lasting solutions to the recurrent crisis on the plateau.
The 19-member committee had during the assessment moved round communities affected by the crises including Nyiwa, Bang, Kwarakwara, Bang 3 corner, Bang down, Yerimaru, Leme, Ngoroje and Dorofi.
Other villages visited were Mayo -Ndaga, Mayo- Sena, Yelwa, Mai Samari, Leme-Tella, Leme Mogogo, Hinare, Dembe among others.