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Published On: Thu, Dec 7th, 2017

Clashes: FG condoles Adamawa Govt, pledges permanent solution

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From Umar Dankano, Yola.

The Federal Government has condoled the Adamawa state government and its people over the herdsman and farmers crisis that claimed the lives of over hundred villagers in Numan Local Government in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo dropped the condolence message Tuesday during his visit to Numan advising the people to patient and tolerant with one another for peace to rein.
Osinbanjo said the federal government will find definite and permanent solutions to farmers/herders crisis to maintain value to leadership in the country.
He said the violence is triggered by human being and is needs human solutions for peace to prevail permanently and forever.
According to him,nobody benefits from lost of lives and property,especially women and children and urged families of those those killed to take solace.
Osinbanjo said government would provide intervention support to the victims of the crisis in due course.
“My visit to Adamawa state is to begin a process,that would solve this problem once and for all .
“We must seek definite and permanent solutions to this crisis, nobody can benefit from lost of lives especially children and women.
“I have studied this problem especially in Adamawa state,this is long run problem.
“This is human problem, it is not caused by spirit, so it must have human solution, that is why we are called upon as leaders, to make sure that the solution works not for now, but forever.
Earlier,Hama Bachama,Homun Honest Irmiya Stephen,, appealed for deployment of more security personnel to the area.
The Royal father equally urged government to reinstate area command, of the Nigerian police force removed from the town in 2009 to avert future occurrence.
Responding Gov. Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow in his welcome remarks thanked the Vice President for identifying with the people of the state.
Hama Bata Alhamdu Gladson Teneke responding in Dong, said 48 persons were buried, scores missing and many injured.
Teneke appealed for urgent food, shelter and drug supports to the victims of the attack.
The Vice President visited Dong,Bomni and Bolong villages where the recent attacks took place.

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