Taraba attack: Osinbajo holds security meeting, orders reinforcements
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has condoled with victims of the recent violent attacks in a number of communities in Taraba State, where deaths have been reported. He condemned the acts of violence, adding that perpetrators of the attack would be brought to book.
While commiserating with the people of the affected communities, the entire government and people of Taraba State, the Acting President on Thursday summoned and held an emergency meeting with top security officials of the Federal Government and Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku.
Acting President Osinbajo also ordered the deployment of an extra military battalion, police reinforcements and also a deployment of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps to the areas affected.
Equally the Acting President has ordered the provision of relief materials to be delivered to the affected communities in Toffi, Mayo Daga, Mayo Sina, Tamiya, Kwara-Kwara, Tungan Lugere, Timjire, Nguroje and other villages in the hinterlands of Mambilla Plateau.
The Federal Government has also put in motion long time solutions including mediation between opposing groups in the communal conflict.