The Commissioner of Police Plateau State Command, CP, Adekunle Alagunjoye, has engage Fulani and Farmers to end isolated killings.
He disclosed this recently during a stakeholders meeting with Plateau State residents to further consolidate on the enduring peace in the state
Alagunjoye, has reiterated the need for the Fulani and indigenous communities to continue to dialogue on ways to end restiveness, cattle rustling and destruction of farmland in the state.
He encouraged the community leadersto distance themselves from the use of insensitive language that can spark off unrest.
The CP, solicited the cooperation of the stakeholders to end cattle rustling and recent reports of isolated killings in some communities of the state.
Appealing that people should partner with police in the area of peace building and seek for legal ways of handling conflict.
He also implored various head of communities to ensure that they continue to maintain the peace in
their domain to avoid unnecessary conflicts.
According to him, the issue of cattle rustling in some communities is still rearing its ugly head, alongside pocket of recent attacks on farmers in some local governments.
The Director of the Department of State Services, A. S. Waziri, congratulated the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, for organizing the interface with the local natives to address problems associated with killing and cattle rustling.
Waziri urged the participants to talk to themselves frankly and that no crisis has benefited anyone because members of various communities lose a lot.
Waziri disclosed: “Most of our problems begin with lack of understanding.” He urged the people to report anybody of questionable character to appropriate authority for action.
He added: “The main purpose of this meeting is to talk to community leaders and youth leaders on the need to ensure peace and stability because the
Federal Government is working toward diversifying other sectors to stabilise GDP and agriculture.”
Waziri noted that people should partner with various heads to reduce communal conflict by timely information to rescue further breach of law and order