Justice Kumai Aka’ahs, Chairman, Judicial Commission of inquiry into the Tiv-Jukun crisis in Taraba, has promised that the committee would be fair to all parties involved in the matter.
Aka’ahs reassured the communities that the committee was determined to bring a lasting solution to the unrest that had continued to destroy communities of the two ethnic nationalities.
The chairman gave the assurance during the first sitting of the commission on Friday, in Jalingo.
The News Agency of Nigeria , reports that Gov. Darius Ishaku had last week inaugurated the eight-member Commission of Inquiry into the Tiv and Jukun people of Taraba.
According to him, peace can only be achieved when there is justice and fairness in resolving the ongoing crisis in the Southern part of the state.
Aka’ahs, a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, called on aggrieved parties to cooperate with the commission and ensure that lasting peace was achieved.
He outlined procedures for the hearing, and assured all parties that the commission would not victimise anyone.
NAN reports that Benue and Taraba had similarly in 2019, inaugurated a 10-man peace committee to resolve the lingering crisis between the two ethnic groups in the two states.
Edited By: Chinyere Bassey/Nyisom Fiyigon Dore (NAN)
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