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Barely 48 hours after signing a peace accord to end the five-month crisis between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups in Taraba State, a Jukun militia group attacked a community in Donga Local Government Area of the State.
Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor, says security agencies in Taraba must fish out the killers of Rev. Fr. David Tanko of St. Peter’s Catholic Parish, Amadu.
The Tiv Youth Council and a civil society organisation, Guardians of Democracy and Development, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to help end the communal clashes between the Tiv and Jukun tribes in Taraba State.
Following the lingering and deteriorating communal clashes between the Tiv and Jukuns in parts of Taraba, the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has evacuated its members serving in crisis affected communities in southern part of Taraba state.
Five persons were killed on Tuesday and several houses burnt in a fresh crisis between the Tiv and Jukuns in Rafinkada Village of Wukari local government area of Taraba.
No fewer than five persons have been reported killed in fresh attacks by suspected Tiv militias on Jukun villages in Taraba State.
Troops under the Operation Whirl Stroke have neutralised two bandits and averted a communal clash between Tiv and Jukun on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa State resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”.
The Chairman of Wukari Local Government Council of Taraba, Mr Daniel Adi, has confirmed that 10 people were killed and several others injured in the ongoing clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups.
Three siblings and eleven others were killed and properties worth millions of Naira reportedly destroyed in a violence that broke up among two clan in Donga and Wukari local government areas of Taraba state.
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