From. Ahmad Muhammad,Bauchi
The Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Mohammed Auwal Jatau has explained that the state government is working in synergy with its Jigawa state counterpart to ensure amicable settlement of border conflict with communities of Itas-Gadau local government and Kafin Hausa Local Government areas of the two states.
Jatau who is the chairman State Chairman for Boundary Commission made this known at a town hall meeting with affected communities at Kafin Hausa Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
Represented by his Special Assistant on Boundary matters, Ahmad Garba, the Deputy Governor appreciated traditional and community leaders in both Jigawa and Bauchi states for their support in tackling the border issues in the areas.
He described border encouragement between Bauchi and Jigawa states as a historical situation, hence the need for the affected communities to desist from any kind of border encouragement with a view to avert causing conflict and misunderstanding among them for peaceful living.