Gashua clashes: Member representing Bade/Jakusko calls for thorough investigation

The Member Representing Bade/Jakusko Federal Constituency, Hon.Hassan K. Jakduwa, has called for a thorough and transparent investigation into the recent clashes in  Gashua.

 “It is crucial that this investigation is carried out impartially and that all parties involved are held accountable. Transparency and justice must be the cornerstones of response to ensure that trust is restored among the residents,” he said.

This was contained in a press statement from the lawmaker and made available to newsmen in Damaturu.

The lawmaker it is with a deep sense of concern that he addresses the recent unfortunate events that transpired between the residents of Gashua and members of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

He stated that this distressing incident has not only led to a loss of life but has also sown seeds of discord within our community, which has long been known for its peace and unity.

He further said: “First and foremost, my heart goes out to the families and loved ones of those who have lost their lives or have been injured during these clashes. Such losses are profound and irreplaceable, and we mourn with those who mourn following these sad incidents. It is essential that we come together as a community to support those affected and ensure that they receive the necessary care and assistance during this difficult time.

“As we navigate through this challenging period, it is imperative that we seek to understand the circumstances that led to this conflict and work diligently to address the underlying issues.I have been in direct contact with local leaders, security forces, and government officials to gather accurate information and to discuss the steps we can take to prevent such incidents in the future.”

The lawmaker advocated for an immediate dialogue between the community leaders, security forces, and government representatives.

“It is only through open communication and mutual understanding that we can ensure the safety and security of our citizens while respecting the fundamental rights of all parties involved,” he said.

He revealed that he is committed to working tirelessly with all stakeholders to foster peace and stability in Gashua.

“Let us come together as one community, one people, dedicated to peace and prosperity for all,” he  added.