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Traditional Ruler Escapes Gunmen Attack In Taraba


The paramount ruler of Yandang Chiefdom, Haniel Banti, has escaped an assault by armed males in Taraba State.

In an interview with Channels Tv, the monarch revealed that the incident occurred at about 1:10am on Sunday.

In response to him, this occurred just a few hours after he hosted a peace assembly with the warring tribes of his chiefdom which has led to the displacement of tons of of individuals.

Banti pressured that the incident made it the second time he can be attacked, noting that the primary befell on September 2, 2019.

He described the assault as an invasion by “men of the underworld” who invaded his compound with heavy weapons and began taking pictures, solely to be repelled by his guards.

The normal ruler insisted that it was a calculated try and thwart the plans of the state authorities in resolving the dispute amongst warring teams in Taraba.

He mentioned he reported the earlier incident to the police whereas mandatory reviews have been taken in the middle of an investigation, however they’ve but to disclose the end result.

Banti added that the latest incident has additionally been reported to the constituted authorities, though the Police Public Relations Officer within the state, David Misal, mentioned the assault has but to be reported to him.

Yandang is without doubt one of the newly established chiefdoms by the administration of Governor Darius Ishaku in Taraba.

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