The Judicial Commission of inquiry set up to look into the continuous
crisis bedeviling southern Taraba State, between Tiv and their
neighboring communities in the seven Local Government Areas of the
state will begin a public hearing today 17th August, 2020 in Jalingo,
the state capital and it’s chair by Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ah.
The commission of inquiry which was empanelled by the state Governor,
Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku fortnight, will begin a public hearing
after collecting series of memorandum from the two communities, and
other civil society and others stake holders.
The crisis between the Tiv and its neighbors, which has thwarted the
peaceful reputation of state in the country, will began a public
hearing so as to halt the continuous crisis. Already, various
stakeholders from the two communities have already arrived in Jalingo
to present their complaints to the panel.
This, has being one of the various efforts by the state governor to
create a peaceful resolution on the rampant clashes between Tiv and
the residents of the state, especially in southern zone and the
central zone of the state.
While naming the composition of the panel, Governor Ishaku had charged
them to come up with recommendations that will bring sustainable peace
in the state, and to foster development. The absence of peace in those
areas is not of the interests of the state. Therefore, the commission
is given three months of which to complete their assignments