The Chairman of Wukari Local Government Council of Taraba State, Dauda Samaila, has firmly denied circulating social media reports alleging a campaign enforcing due process on Tiv villages, urging returning refugees to comply with specific protocols.
In an official statement released on Wednesday to journalists in the state, the council boss dismissed the claims, emphasizing that there has never been any consideration for such measures against returning refugees.
The council attributes the spread of misinformation to individuals with malicious intentions, intending to create discord between the Jukuns and Tiv communities in Taraba.
Underlining its dedication to maintaining peace and harmony in the region, the Local Government Council, according to him, has called on the public to dismiss any attempts to disrupt the existing peaceful coexistence.
The chairman reassures the community of their commitment to safeguarding lives and properties, aligning with the policies of Governor Agbu Kefas.
“Since assuming office, Samaila has consistently worked towards sustaining peaceful coexistence in Wukari and its environs.” He said.
The council highlights its ongoing collaboration with security agencies to ensure the enduring tranquillity of Wukari.
Dismissing the online accusations as the work of mischief-makers, the Local Government Council, as made known by him, remains steadfast in its focus on fostering unity and security within the community.