Following the recent outbreak of bloody crisis between the indigenous farmers and the Fulani cattle breeders on the Mambilla Plateau that claimed over hundred lives and property worth millions of naira destroyed, the Nigerian minister of Interior, Lt. General Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (rtd), has embarked on a one day working visit to the Mambilla Plateau to find out the root cause of the crisis, and with a view of finding a lasting solution.
Dambazau, while speaking yesterday in Jalingo when he paid a courtesy visit to the governor, Darius Ishaku, condemned the recent killings in Mambilla Plateau, Ussa, Takum, Bali, Ardo-Kola, Gassol, Lau, Karim and other local government areas in the state.
He stressed that he was also in Taraba State to condole with the people of the state over the death of the former governor, Danbaba Danfulani Suntai.
“Late Governor Suntai’s death was not only for the people of Taraba State but the country at large” he stressed.
He informed that the ministry of Interior has the mandate for public safety and security, adding that he was in the state to fish out what led the crisis.
“I have come to find out the remote cause of the crisis and to see how steps can be taken to stop future occurrence” he said.