President Muhammadu Buhari has sent delegates to intervene in the communal conflicts ongoing in Adamawa and Taraba States.
The quick intervention response team is led by Director of Search and Rescue of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Akube Iyawu.
Iyawu and his team visited Hamman Bata and Haman Bachama palaces in Demsa and Numan on Monday.
According to him, they were in the areas to assess the level of damage done to lives and property in the affected areas.
“We are in the state following the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to come and assess the level of destruction to facilitate quick intervention.
“President Muhammafu Buhari has directed us to also convey his sympathy and to bring succor to the affected communities,” Iyawu said.
The traditional heads of the affected areas thanked the President for identifying with them and also asked that lasting solutions be made to enable their communities to live in peace.
During the assessment, the delegates visited Barai and Bolon villages and LCCN Cathedral and Numan General Hospital in Demsa and Numan areas.