A socio-political group, Southern and Middle Belt Alliance (SAMBA), has demanded the immediate eviction of Fulanis from 102 communities in Plateau State.

SAMBA has also asked Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong to recover 102 communities allegedly annexed by armed Fulani herdsmen in the state. 

Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong.

SAMBA, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Rwang Pam Jnr. on Sunday, decried what it called "the continuing invasion of Plateau communities by Fulani militia since 2001".

"Government should uphold justice for the people of the state who have suffered from Fulani land grabbing and other crimes for many years," he said.

SAMBA claimed that four local government areas of Barikin-Ladi, Bokkos, Riyom and Bassa were the worst affected by the activities of Fulani militia, which started in 2001.

The group said it is saddened by the development in Plateau State consequent upon which it threw its full weight behind a petition submitted to the Plateau State governor on November 26, 2021.

Emancipation Centre for Crisis Victims in Nigeria (ECCVN) and other associations namely Atakar Development Association (IDA), Berom Educational and Cultural Organization (BECO), Irigwe Development Association (IDA) and Ron Kunlere Development Association (RKDA) have petitioned the governor, anchoring it on the state's Anti-Land Grabbing Law. 

One hundred and two communities were listed in the petition as having been taken over by armed Fulani militia in the state.

SAMBA argued, "It is therefore imperative for the state government under the leadership of Governor Simon Lalong to act as a matter of urgency by declaring a state of emergency on the recovery of those lands. 

"The governor must issue an express order of evacuation of all illegal occupants and users of lands, dams, ponds, streams, homes, and other properties; because peace can only reign when the issue of justice is addressed by the state government and its agencies."

The communities said to have been annexed by the Fulani militia are as follows:

1. Krunkwa Miango Bassa 2015-2017
2. Rotsu Miango Bassa 2015-2017
3. Nzhwego Miango Bassa 2017-2018
4. Jiri Miango Bassa 2017-2018
5. Ri-Meli Miango Bassa 2017-2018
6. Ri-Bakwa Miango Bassa 2017-2018
7. Ri-Nju Miango Bassa 2017-2018
8. Chuvoh Miango Bassa 2017-2018
9. Nkienwhie Miango Bassa 2017-2018
10. Nzwherenvi Miango Bassa 2017-2018
11. Ganda Daffo Bokkos 2018
12. Hotom Wereng Daffo Bokkos 2018
13. Fubok Mandung Daffo Bokkos 2018
14. Fubok Faram Daffo Bokkos 2018
15. Farandong Hai Daffo Bokkos 2018
16. Morok Daffo Bokkos 2018
17. Nghakudung Daffo Bokkos 2018
18. Fangha Daffo Bokkos 2018
19. Shilim Daffo Bokkos 2018
20. Rotchun (Renamed Rafin Acha) Riyom Riyom 10/9/2001
21. Rankum village (renamed Mahanga) Riyom Riyom 10/9/2001
22. Darin Riyom Riyom 28/4/2013
23. Hywa (renamed Lugere) Riyom Riyom 10/9/2001
24. Fass (renamed Tafawa) Riyom Riyom 10/9/2001
25. Janda Riyom Riyom 8/2/2010
26. Shong I Bachi Riyom 29/6/2012
27. Shong II Bachi Riyom 29/6/2012
28. Rakweng village Bachi Riyom 29/6/2012
29. Dashugu village Bachi Riyom 29/6/2012
30. Diyan-Hei village Bachi Riyom 29/6/2012
31. Shonong Bachi Riyom 26/12/2014
32. Maseh (renamed Lugel) Bachi Riyom 7/7/2012
33. Kampwas, Shonong village Bachi Riyom 7/7/2012
34. Kasa of Shonong Bachi Riyom 7/7/2012
35. Palang Bachi Riyom 23//6/2018
36. Nanja-Hei of Shonong Bachi Riyom 23/6/2018
37. Kuk of Shonong Bachi Riyom 23/6/2018
38. Zere of Shonong Bachi Riyom 23/6/2018
39. Nzong of Shonong Bachi Riyom 23/6/2018
40. Ret-Nzere, Tahoss Riyom Riyom 7/7/2012
41. Ninja-Hei, Sopp Bachi Riyom 7/7/2012
42. Seh of Shonong Bachi Riyom 7/7/2012
43. Rahol of Tahoss Riyom Riyom 7/7/2012
44. Ranchol of Sopp Bachi Riyom 7/10/2013 & 30/8/2015
45. Davwak Jol Riyom Riyom 10/9/2001
46. Nangam of Sopp Bachi Riyom 30/4/2014
47. Kak of Sopp Bachi Riyom 30/4/2014
48. Dajak of Sopp Bachi Riyom 30/4/2014
49. Attakar Ganawuri Riyom 14/3/2014
50. Nantwa Tahoss Riyom Riyom 7/7/2012
51. Nicha of Sopp Bachi Riyom 7/7/2012
52. Wull of Sopp Bachi Riyom 30/8/2015
53. Chicham of Atakar Ganawuri Riyom 8/2/ 2014.
54. Kirim of Atakar Ganawuri Riyom 8/2/2014
55. Ucham of Atakar Ganawuri Riyom 8/2/2014
56. Bassat of Atakar Ganawuri Riyom 8/2/2014
57. Mayit of Atakar Ganawuri Riyom 8/2/2014
58. Tingamagwe of Atakar Ganawuri Riyom 8/2/2014
59. Zadiyen of Atakar Ganawuri Riyom 8/2/2014
60. Bubwat of Atakar Ganawuri Riyom 8/2/2014
61. Lyoho of Jol Riyom Riyom 10/9/2001
62. Dakar of Jol Riyom Riyom 10/9/2001
63. Darel Jol Riyom Riyom 2001
64. Rachos of Kwi Riyom Riyom 2013
65. Sara Tahoss Riyom Riyom 2001
66. Rangyeng-Bwat Tahoss Riyom Riyom 2011
67. Gwara Dadep of Sopp Bachi Riyom 2011
68. Tanjol (partly) Riyom Riyom 2001-2018
69. Tarai Riyom Riyom 2001-2018
70. Ningon village Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/7/2012
71. Bisichi (partly) Foron Barkin Ladi 30/4/2014
72. Rahol-Mazat village Ropp Barkin Ladi 14/4/2015
73. Kai village Gashish Barkin Ladi 19/2/2014
74. Mallel Gashish Barkin Ladi 19/2/2014
75. Bel of Sho Ropp Barkin Ladi 9/3/2015
76. Rahei Sho Ropp Barkin Ladi 3/4/2015
77. Zim village Ropp Barkin Ladi 19/5/2015
78. Jong village Ropp Barkin Ladi 19/5/2015
79. Rabuk village Ropp Barkin Ladi 19/5/2015
80. Luk-Fei village Ropp Barkin Ladi 19/2/2014
81. Lobiring Ropp Barkin Ladi 19/5/2015
82. Ngio Gashish District Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/7/2012
83. Kachin Gashish Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/11/2012
84. Soi Gashish Gashish Barkin Ladi 23/6/2018
85. Ruku, Gashish Gashish Barkin Ladi 23/6/2018
86. Tissan, Gashish Gashish Barkin Ladi 23/6/2018
87. Ku-bong Gashish Barkin Ladi 21/2/2014
88. Rahwol Bachom (Angwan Alade) Gashish Barkin Ladi 21/2/2014
89. Rakwok Ropp Barkin Ladi 21/2/2014
90. Kereng (Kafi Abu) Gashish Barkin Ladi 21/2/2014
91. Hwol Layal of Gassa Ropp Barkin Ladi 2001
92. Wong of Ropp Ropp Barkin Ladi 2007
93. Nshi-peng of Ropp Ropp Barkin Ladi 2007
94. Fagawang of Fan District Fan Barkin Ladi
95. Rarin of Sho Ropp Barkin Ladi 30/8/2015
96. Ku-jei Sho Ropp Barkin Ladi 2/2/2015
97. Pwabeduk Gashish Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/7/2012
98. Hyai village Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/7/2012
99. Kufang Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/7/2012
100. Sharu village Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/7/2012
101. Dogo village Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/7/2012
102. Rantis Gashish Barkin Ladi 7/7/2012

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