The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to release the sum of N10bn approved for the rehabilitation of communities in Plateau State attacked by suspected herdsmen.
The lower chamber of the National Assembly sought the government’s intervention in the humanitarian crises caused by the attacks at the plenary on Tuesday, following the unanimous adoption of a motion moved by a member from the state, Simon Mwadkwon.
The motion was entitled, ‘Urgent Need for Immediate Resettlement of IDPs and Rebuilding of Public Infrastructure Destroyed in Gashish, Ropp and Other Communities in Plateau State.’
Prayers of the motion as adopted included mandating the Committee on National Emergency Management Agency, when constituted, and other relevant government agencies to “urgently swing into action to resettle and rebuild the destroyed communities.”
Another prayer was to urge the Federal Government to
“immediately release the N10bn meant for resettlement and intervention to the
committee in the state charged with the responsibility to commence the