Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Gov. Ishaku, Ortom Urged to End #Taraba - #Benue Border Killings

Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, and his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom have been tasked to urgently bring the incessant killings in the border communities of the two states to an end.

President, Tiv Cultural and Social Association, Taraba state Chapter, Hon. James Nungwa who gave the charge in Jalingo on Tuesday while reacting to recent killings and abductions of people in Takum local government area of the state, said the call has become imperative in order to bring permanent peace to the communities.

Tiv youths from Benue state and Jukun youths in Taraba have been killing and kidnapping innocent people in recent times thereby fuelling tensions and fears of escalation of the clashes.

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