By Teryima Andrew
The Transition committee chairperson of Bassa local government area in Plateau state, Hon. Sarah Bali has inaugurated a 20 man fact finding committee to proffer solution in the incessant killings of people within the local government in recent times.
Chairman of the committee Jonathan Davou and secretary Gambo Zarmagudu pledged their commitments in unrevealing the fracas.
According to the council chairperson, membership of the committee are drawn from across the three districts of the council and from all the major ethnic groups and religions.
The committee has five terms of reference, two prominent among the terms of reference is to identify immediate and remote causes of the persistent unrest; and suggest possible ways of ending the crisis soonest.
It will be recalled that the recent attack in Bass a local government claimed 25 lives including two soldiers, injured several others, burnt property worthy millions of Naira.
Meanwhile, the Irigwe ethnic group and Fulani herdsmen from Bassa local government have been pointing accusing fingers on each other, accusing one another of perpetrating the killings.
As part of measures the curtail further loss of lives, Plateau state government had last week imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Bassa local government, and has not been reviewed till date.
Governor Simon Lalong has at the wake of renewed unrest held several security stakeholders meeting and order for the arrest of suspected attacker.
The 20 man committee to end Bassa local government crisis has one month to submit it report to the members of the transition committee of the local government for necessary actions.
Traditional and community leaders witness the inauguration of the committee, they are expected swing into action immediately.