Cross River, Ebonyi land dispute, Senate makes move to restore peace

ies. The decades-long boundary war resurfaced on Wednesday leaving a few dead. It was gathered that suspected assailants from the three Cross River communities having boundary issues with the Izzi community invaded the area. The communities include Apiampkum, Ijaga and, Oruenya, all in Obubara Local Government Area of Cross River State. The Senate, Tuesday condemned the killings and destruction of properties as a result of the mayhem. The house therefore appealed to the Cross river State government fast-track peace process in the affected areas. Meanwhile, the Senate has directed the National Boundary Commission to with immediate effect delineate the entire stretch of the boundary between both states.

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