Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Taraba community seeks govt’s intervention in land, chieftaincy disputes


Nyakwala neighborhood, in Wukari native authorities council of Taraba State, has appealed to Governor, Agbu Kafas, to intervene within the chieftaincy and land disputes at the moment threatening the peace of the neighborhood.

The enchantment was contained in a press release made obtainable to journalists on Monday in Jalingo.

The neighborhood additionally requested the Governor to instantly set up a high-powered judicial committee of inquiry to assessment the appointment of the chief of Matar-Fada.

They requested the governor to direct the chief of Bantaje to chorus from encroaching on the neighborhood’s land (Nyakwala).

The assertion collectively signed by the leaders of the neighborhood, Irimiya Danji Barau and Prince Collins Umar tasked the Governor to nominate a brand new district head of Matar-Fada from the Nyakwala neighborhood pending the assessment of the third class chief standing.

Laying declare to the normal stool in query, they appealed to the governor to instantly wade in by restoring peace and justice in the neighborhood, the council and the state at massive.

The neighborhood cited the alleged controversial appointment of the performing District head of Matar-Fada, subsequently promoted to the third Class Chief, because the crux of the matter, noting that the appointment made after an 18-year emptiness on the stool was inaccurate.

“As a neighborhood, we’re confronted with various challenges that are likely to threaten the peace and tranquillity of Nyakwala and her environs on account of the unpopular selections of the earlier authorities because it impacts the chieftaincy stool of Mata-Fada and the boundary demarcation between Nyakwala and Bantaje.”

The neighborhood drew the eye of the governor to the alleged faux and false administrative map designed by way of the alleged conspiracy of the management of Bantaje and Matar-Fada, saying the purpose was to frustrate the Nyakwala neighborhood from reclaiming their conventional stool.

“This map they carry about doesn’t have the approval of the federal government nor does it have the seal of any authorities company, the assertion mentioned.

”This false boundary demarcation projected by the chief has posed a severe safety menace in our neighborhood, our conventional fish ponds have been seized from us and hoodlums getting into our farmlands claiming that the whole space which is in Nyakwala in Matar-Fada chiefdom have been carved out to Bantaje chiefdom”.

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