Friday, 2 February 2018

Killings: Govs set up committee to dialogue with Miyetti Allah

The sub-committee is headed by the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, disclosed these to State House correspondents on Thursday at the end of a meeting of the Osinbajo committee at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Yari who is the governor of Zamfara State said the governors of Plateau and Adamawa States were members of the dialogue committee headed by Umahi.
He said some technocrats would also be invited to join them in visiting states affected by the crisis.

He said, “In our discussion today (Thursday), we have set up a committee headed by governor of Ebonyi State, while Plateau and Adamawa governors are members.
“We are bringing some technocrats that will visit hotspots states, like Benue, Taraba, Adamawa and Zamfara, where there is crisis so that they can interface with the Miyetti Allah and other groups to see how we can reduce this to the barest minimum.”

Apart from Yari and Umahi, others who attended the meeting were Simon Lalong of Plateau State; ‎Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna); Jibrilla Bindow (Adamawa); Deputy Governor of Benue State, Benson Abonu; that of Oyo State, Chief Moses Adeyemo, as well as the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh; and his Interior counterpart, Abdulrahman Dambazau.

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