Lafia - Gov. Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa state will soon meet with President Goodluck Jonathan to find lasting solution to the recurring crisis in the state.
The state Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim
Idris, announced this on Sunday, shortly after an emergency security
meeting held at Government House in Lafia.
Idris explained that
it has become imperative for the governor to meet with the president to
highlight the security challenges facing the state.
He said that
though security operatives in the state were on top of the situation,
the assistance of the Federal Government was required to tackle the
The commissioner said that five people lost their
lives in the crisis which occurred on Saturday in Iggah, Nasarawa-Eggon
Local Government Area of the state.
He said that a team of
security personnel had been drafted to the troubled area, adding that
normalcy had since returned to the area.
The heads of the all the security agencies in the state attended the emergency meeting.