Delta CP calls for cessation of hostilities in Ukwuani LG

Posted by Enweliku Kent, Asaba | 5 June 2017 | 1,343 times

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•Delta CP Zanna Ibrahim.

As part of efforts to achieve sustainable peace amongst warring communities of Amai, Eziorkpor, Obiaruku and Umuebu in Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Zanna Ibrahim, has called for a cessation of hostilities by all and sundry, especially the youths of each of the communities.

The Police chief appealed to traditional rulers, community and youth leaders to hearken to the earnest entreaties of the State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, to have all abductees, including a Novena University student, released within a week, jettison rumour-mongering and spreading of falsehood, and to encourage every measure that would bring about a lasting peace in the area.

The CP, however, warned that henceforth traditional rulers, community and youth leaders will be held liable for any untoward happenings in their areas.

While noting that security has been beefed up in the affected areas, the he advised the communities to go about their lawful businesses unmolested and to avoid the disputed areas until the government takes the appropriate decision on them.

Source: News Express

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