The Leadership of Fulani herders in Taraba have pledged to weed out criminal elements among them within five months.
The leadership of the herders comprised Ardos and Fulani community leaders drawn from 14 out the 16 local government areas of the state.
They told the Emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tafida, on Monday at his palace in Jalingo that the decision was reached following series of meetings they held to review the challenges confronting them.
The herders, Led by the State Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Alhaji Sahabi Mahmud, pleaded with the Emir to accept their pledge, undertaking that all the criminal elements amongst them would be identified and flushed out within five months inorder to bring the desired peace to the state.
Newsmen report that the Miyetti Allah Chairman read out the pledge which was contained in a communique issued after a stakeholders’ meetings that lasted for several hours.