Friday, September 24, 2021

1 killed, 50 houses burnt in Gombe land dispute

About 50 houses were reportedly burnt, while a woman was feared killed in a land dispute involving Filiya and Shongom districts in the Shongom Local Government Area of Gombe State.

The state governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, stated this on Monday during a briefing after a security council he presided.

The governor, who was joined by the traditional ruler of the area, Mai Kaltungo, Saleh Mohammed; the Commissioner for Internal Security, Adamu Kupto; and the Commissioner for Information, Julius Ishaya, said the incident was as a result of land tussle.

Mohammed said, “In the Shongom Local Government Area, we have six districts and the problem that occurred is in Filiya and Shongom districts. Read more

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