Shun Kidnapping, Youths Urged


A member in the Rivers State House of Assembly, representing Etche Constituency I, Hon Samuel Eke, has called on youths in the area to shun act of kidnapping. Rather, engage in meaningful and creative ventures that would earn them a good living.
Hon. Eke made the call while speaking with journalists in his office recently, said “development can only strive when relative peace is enthroned in their area”.
He urged the youths to embrace various government schemes provided by the present administration in the state to better their lots so that they can contribute their quota to the development of the state.
The lawmaker, also chairman, House committee on Sports Condemned the act of kidnapping in its entirely and assured that the state House of Assembly is poised to enact laws that would continue to have direct impact to the people of the state.
He thanked the state governor, Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi for his desired commitment in the development of the state, adding that, all the projects embarked upon by the Amaechi-led administration in the state, has placed the state in a right development footing.
He urged the governor to continue in the good spirit of repositioning the state to its original status of garden city, assuring him of the support and prayers of his people at all times.
The legislator used the opportunity to assure Rivers People that the 2010 National Sports Festival, billed to hold in the state would witness a huge success and solicit for their support.
He assured that the 2010 National Sports Festival would be the best among past sports festivals, adding that, the state government is committed to ensuring that the state host the sports without a hitch