The Berom Community in North America (BCNA) today the 16th day of December 2023 inaugurated the Monument Project Committee (MPC) saddled with the responsibility of erecting a monument in memory of the victims (Berom sons and daughters) of terror attack on Berom land over the past years.
In her opening remark, the President of the association Ngo Felicia Chomo Sodipe explained the importance of the project as well as its spiritual implication on the land. Ngo Sodipe underscores the significance of the monument which will birth a legacy for the upcoming generation reminding them that there was once genocide perpetrated against the Berom nation.
Ngo Sodipe tasked the Monument Project Committee to stick religiously to the terms of reference which serves as a guide in the discharge of their duty.
Speaking on the dream/initiative, Da Nash Pwol described how the idea was birthed, he said God dropped the idea in his spirit with a determination to give credence to the service of the fallen heroes who were slain by the terrorists. Da Pwol said erecting a monument is a symbol of respect and honour to the deceased. He said the monument will be 40ft high to be located at Dyemburuk village of Du district, Jos South LGA, where over 500 persons were murdered in their cold blood in one night.
The Monument Project Committee is made up of the following personalities:
- Da Gyang Dudu Dalyop, BECO President worldwide – Chairman
- Da Nash Pwol (BCNA) – Member
- Ngo Abigail Banga, BEWDA President – Member
- Ngo Mary Mapis (BCNA) – Member
- Mr Pam Davou (BCNA) – Member
- Engr Luka Davou (Independent Rep) – Member
- Barr Solomon D. Mwantiri (BYM President) – Member
Terms of reference were given to the committee for smooth running of the project, a timeline to actualize this project will be communicated to the committee shortly.
The Chairman of the MPC, Da Gyang Dudu Dalyop in his acceptance speech on behalf of other members of the committee appreciated BCNA for the confidence it have in them. He promised to do his best to deliver on the assignment for the glory of God.