Hausa-Fulani Group Petitions Over Creation Of Chiefdoms

Hausa-Fulani community in Lau local government area of Taraba State have petitioned governor Darius Ishaku over the creation of two new chiefdoms and assignment of hierarchy saying it was a deviation from the existing system in the chiefdom.

Alhaji Buba Madugu Abbare,  the leader of the group, while  addressing a press conference in Lau on Saturday, said  the submersion of some of their village heads under the Bakula Chiefdom was a threat to the peace of the area as Hausa-Fulani are not members of the Bakula association and should not be made answerable to the leadership of the association.

The Hausa-Fulani, according to the petition said they were happy about the creation of two chiefdoms in Lau local government by the governor, adding that, creation of chiefdoms is to make the local communities closer to the government and promote cordial relationship between the local communities concerned.

The petition, however, drew the attention of the governor of Taraba State that the Bakula Chiefdom is a threat to the existing peace and tranquillity of Lau local government.