The National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA ) has been directed to provide relief materials to the victims of the recent attacks on Dong and Lawuro Communities of Demsa Local Government Area.
The Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo who gave the directive while inspecting Houses and Market places destroyed as a result of reprisals by Herdsmen and communities in Dong and Lawuro Villages.
The Vice President urged the communities to always live in peace and harmony with One another for the overall development of their area and the Nation at large.
He said that he was in the area to ascertain the level of destruction done in order to report back to President Muhammadu Buhari immediately and directed NEMA to provide relief materials to the affected communities.
While expressing his condolences to the government and people of Adamawa state over the loss of lives and properties, he pointed out that government has take necessary measures to curtailed the future occurance.
He described the incidence as human problem which can be solve humanly,stressing that leadershave a vital role to play in the peace Interprises to the communities. "" The most important thing is to ensure that peace and stability regain in the affected areas and to find a lasting solution on the attacks by both parties.
In his remarks, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla urged Adamawa citizens to continue to live in peace and harmony with One another, warning that government will not condone such barberic and inhuman act.
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla appealed to the federal government to come to the aids of the victims of the attacks with relief materials in order to cushion the hardship by the communities.
He explained that with out peace no any meaningful development could be achieved .
The Governor also assured that his government will continue to protect lives and properties of its citizenry.
On their parts,Hama Bachama Homun Honest Irimiya Stephen and Hama Bata Homun Alhamdu Gladson Teneke have condemned the killings and attacks on innocent people and called on the government to investigate the circumstances surrounding the killings and to prosecute the perpetrators so as to be a detrance to others.
The Royal Fathers also thanked the Vice president for the visit and assured that such an urgly incidence in their domains.
About Forty -Five lives were confirmed death while properties worth millions of Naira was destroyed as a result of attacks in Dong and Lawuro Communities of Demsa Local Government area.
The Vice President was accompanied by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Mallam Mohammed Musa Bello, Senator Mohammed Mo- Allah Yidi, representing Adamawa South ,and other top government functionaries.