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His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas.

The Executive Governor, His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas.

The Executive Governor, Dr. Agbu Kefas, addressed the alarming surge in violence orchestrated by bandits within various parts of Jalingo metropolis and the state in general.

The Governor unequivocally condemned these acts of violence, categorically stating that such behavior was entirely unacceptable and would not be tolerated under his leadership and went on to reassure the citizens of Taraba that his administration was fully committed to implementing robust strategies aimed at combating criminal activities and ensuring the safety of the state capital.

“I have been fully briefed of acts of violence by bandits in some parts of Jalingo metropolis. It is totally unacceptable, and I won’t condone it.”


“Let me assure our citizens that my Government is vigorously finding new ways to deal with criminals and make the state capital safe for all, and to rid the State of insecurity.”

Governor Kefas disclosed the establishment of a dedicated committee, emphasizing that the days of criminals in the state were numbered.

He extended an earnest call to the public, urging citizens to actively support the government’s efforts by providing credible information and maintaining vigilance within their communities, stressing that the government was in complete control of the situation and resolute in its determination to restore peace and security throughout the state.