Governor Darius ishaku of Taraba state has suspended 7 district heads for allocating lands to migrants from Zamfara, Kano, Jigawa ,Sokoto,Yobe and Niger states.
Darius announced the suspension of the traditional rulers during a meeting with Emirs and chiefs in his office,
He said the migrants have become security threat to the state and were responsible of armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the state.
"crime wave especially armed robbery,cattle rustling,kidnapping and other related criminal activities are on the increase as a result of the influx of illegal migrants from these states"Darius stated.
The traditional rulers suspended were district heads of Kungana,Takalafiya and Maihula as well as village head of sabon Dale all in Bakundi chiefdom.
Others were district head of Tella and village heads of Sandirde and Taka Wurkun in Gassol chiefdom