By Rabiu Omaku,Lafia
Governor Al-Makura has tasked traditional rulers in the state to implore Community Based Conflict Resolution to curtail the renewed ethnic and communal clash in the state.
The Governor said the haphazard implementation of the whitepaper recommendations had also aggravated the conflict. He called on the traditional institutions to maintain the tempo of peace by ensuring that permanent peace sees the light of the day.
He added that, “Some people in the state went to court to seek injunction to arrest the culprits indicted by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry”. But “efforts are at top gear to bring those behind the current bloodshed to book”. He promised that the Government of Nasarawa will ensure that all those involved are brought to book. The state governor also commended the traditional rulers of their support in ensuring peace.
The controversial monarch of Eggon nation,Aren Eggon,Bala Angbazo was conspicuously absent at the peace meeting. He is known to not attend public functions.
Meanwhile, an Eggon front-line politician, Honorable Adamu Muazu has attributed the renewed fracas between Eggon and Fulani herdsmen to lack of clear cattle route demarcated to Fulani herdsmen. Adamu Muazu who is also the commissioner of environment, spoke with 247ureports.com. He faulted his kinsmen, the Eggons for their impatience in killing a Fulani boy for trespassing a farmland.