Taraba - Youth of Vision Nigeria, the local pressure group, said it would hand over evidence of the alleged genocide and human right abuses to the International Criminal Court of Justice at The Hague.
Officials said the organisation was currently computing and assessing the deaths and loss of property suffered in the conflict.
"We have commenced the process of computing and assessing the colossal and unprecedented loss of lives and property suffered by our people as a result of the conflict to the International Criminal Court of Justice (ICJ) at Hague for genocide and human right abuses," Chairman, Ishaku Bako, told media in Jalingo, the state capital Wednesday.
The group asked for immediate deployment of adequate security operatives consisting of the military and mobile police to enhance security in the region.
"We also call for the setting up of high powered committee by the state government, made up of reputable persons of impeccable character and integrity to be made up of respected stakeholders from Wukari and other Local Government Councils of the state to intervene in the crisis and to provide immediate assistance to the displaced persons under our watch as well as ensuring their safe and early return to the various villages," said Bako.
Communal clashes have escalated in the Taraba State in recent weeks.
No fewer than 50 000 people, mainly women, children and the aged, have been displaced from their homes in various parts of the state, which lies east of the country.
- CAJ News
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