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Over this period the Federal and the Plateau State government has established 6 Commissions of Inquiry into the various crises. The reports of these Commissions of Inquiry remain unpublished and inaccessible and its recommendations never implemented. So far the Plateau State government has established the following Commissions:

  1. Justice J. Aribiton Fiberesima Commission of 1994. Set up by Lt. Col. Mohammed Maina- Military Administrator of Plateau State. Composition of Panel: Hon. Justice J. Aribiton Fiberesima (Rtd) – Chairman, Major D. J. M. Igah - Member, Squadron Leader M. B. Usman -Member, Alhaji I. D. Muhammed - Member, Mr. T. Didel - Member, Mr. S. O. Aboki - Counsel, Mr. P. P. Deshi - Secretary
  2. Justice Niki Tobi Commission of 2001. Set up by Governor Joshua Dariye. Composition of Panel: Justice Ismaila Adamu, Barr. Ibrahim Hamman, Barr. Nasiru Goshi, Chief (Dr.) Chigozie Njoku, Chief Markus W. Ishaya, Mr. Thomas Didel, Hon. Mali Khandi Dung (Late), Hon. Mrs. V.K. Umaru and Mr. John G. Gobak who was secretary.
  3. Justice Bola Ajibola (SAN) Commission of 2009. Set up Governor Jonah Jang. Composition of Panel: Justice Bola Ajibola(SAN),KBE,CFR- Chairman, Professor M.T. Yahy - Member, Barrister (Mrs.) Virginia Abang-Member, Barrister Daniel Gopep-Member, Mr. Sale Fale –Member, Chief D.G. Fompun-Secretary.

The following Commissions have also been setup by the Federal government:

  1. Justice Suleiman Galadima Commission 2001
  2. Emmanuel Abisoye Presidential Panel 2009. Composition of Panel: Major General Emmanuel Abisoye (rtd) Chairman, Barr. Festus Okoye, Ambassador Preware, Prof. Kharisu Shukkai, Lawal Daura, DIG Yusuf Haruna, Air Commodore Abiagom, Ambassador Fati Abubakar and Alhaji Musa Shafi'I (secretary).
  3. Chief Solomon D. Lar and Amb Yahaya Kwande 2010. Composition of Panel: Co-chaired by Chief Solomon D. Lar and Amb. Yahya Kwande, other members include; Mrs. Hannatu Chollom, Mr. John Samci, Prof. N. Gomwalk, Ibrahim Dasuki Nakande, Ambassador Fidelis Tapgun, Senator John Shagaya, Sen. Ibrahim Mantu, Hon. Leo Dilkon, Most Rev. I.A Kaigama, Sheikh Dawud Balarabe, Mrs. Fati Kyri, AVM U Abbas and Alhaji Saleh Hassan.

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