By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has assured Igbo resident in the state of safety over the spate of clashes, as the state will always do its best to protect the lives and properties of all irrespective of their tribes, religion or political leaning.
The governor was reacting to the recent communal clashes in Gassol Local Government Area of the state, which resulted in the loss of lives and properties.
Governor Ishaku, who spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bala Abu, stated that the state government did its best to quell the riot and protect the lives and properties of the Igbo and others in that area.
The governor said: “While the crisis was going on, the state government took proactive steps, including the timely deployment of security personnel to the scenes of the clashes.
“The government wishes to assure the Igbo, other non-indigenous ethnic groups and the people of Taraba State that they have no reason to fear as it will, without discrimination, continue to ensure the safety of their lives and properties.”