Governor Ishaku out of love and sympathy saw the need to reach out to Tarabans displaced in Cameroon IDPs (Internally displaced Persons) camp with relief materials in other to ameliorate their sufferings. Ably represented by his deputy Engr. Haruna Manu who visited the camp recently at Atta Bankim region of Cameroon.
The Governor urged the displaced persons to take what happened to them as an act of God and also charged them to be Ambassadors of peace anywhere they find themselves because without peace we cannot build a better Taraba.
According to Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)’s most recent publication on May 2016, Taraba has about 50,227 internally displaced persons due to crisis within and outside the State which force people to flee to bordering countries like Cameroon.
The relief materials include palm oil, rice, gari and other food items. The deputy governor was accompanied by representatives from Mambila, Wakili Fulani, Permanent Secretary State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Nuvalga Dan Habu, Director of Central Africa Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Iliya D. Iliya, and other Government Officials.