Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday condoles with the victims of the recent violent attacks in a number of communities in Taraba State, where deaths have been reported.
He condemned the acts of violence, assuring that perpetrators of the attack would be brought to book.
In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo also commiserated with the people of the affected communities, the entire government and people of Taraba State.
The Acting President, over the matter, summoned and held an emergency meeting with top security officials of the Federal Government and Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku.
He also ordered the deployment of an extra military battalion, police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps to the areas affected.
The Acting President also ordered the provision of relief materials to be delivered to the affected communities in Toffi, Mayo Daga, Mayo Sina, Tamiya, Kwara-Kwara, Tungan Lugere, Timjire, Nguroje and other villages in the hinterlands of Mambilla Plateau.
“The Federal Government has also put in motion long time solutions including mediation between opposing groups in the communal conflict,” it stated.