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MAMBILLA VIOLENCE: Taraba Government Imposes Curfew In Mayo Ndaga


Taraba State government has imposed a curfew in parts of the state, where fresh violence broke out between Mambilla militia and Fulani youths.

Reports from the state said the situation deteriorated barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari visited the state.

The President had met political and traditional leaders on the need to end the circle of violence and maintain the peace in the state.  The state government declared the curfew in Mayo Ndaga in Sardauna Local Government Area of the state.

A security meeting was also held in Gembu chaired by commandant 20 Battalion Serti with police zonal commander, Chief of Mambilla and Fulani leaders in attendance.

It was gathered that during the meeting riot act was read with a warning that security personnel sent to all parts of Mambilla were combat ready and would restore peace and order and troublemakers would be dealt with.

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, also chaired a security meeting with police commissioner, David Akinremi, Director of state security service and the heads of all security agencies in the state.