GOV. DARIUS ISHAKU TO HOSTS STAKEHOLDERS MEETING ON TIV/ JUKUN CRISIS.
A meeting of critical stakeholders is to be held at the Yar'Adua
Centre, Abuja from 12noon today (Wednesday September
4, 2019, to find a lasting solution to the Tiv/Jukun crisis.
The meeting which is being hosted by the Taraba State
Governor, His Excellency, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku will also
have in attendance, Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue State.
Many other eminent personalities, including traditional rulers
and political leaders from the two states were also invited to
Among them are federal and state legislators, speakers of the
state houses of assembly, security chiefs, other prominent
sons and daughters, representatives of youth groups and of
the Tiv in Taraba State.
The meeting is a follow up to other similar efforts by Gov
Ishaku and his Benue State counterpart in the recent past. This
included numerous visits to the affected communities to
preach peace and meetings of stakeholders leading to peace
accords that were not obeyed.