Umuechem Crisis: ELGA Councillors Absolve Nwuzi


The Etche local government legislative arm has absolved the council boss, Hon. Ephraim Nwuzi, of any wrongdoing in the crisis that rocked the Umuechem community, recently.
The leader of the House, Hon. Johnson Nwaemem who said this, while speaking with journalists in his office at Okehi recently added that the ELGA boss discharged his duty as chief executive officer by ensuring that absolute peace and tranquility was restored in the area. He said that the councillors in response to that feat passed a vote of confidence on the council boss for the role he played during the problem.
The lawmakers used the opportunity to call on the police in the state to establish a security check points a Akpoku/Umuoye boundary and the Obite/Umukuro roads to curtail the influx of militants invading the area from the neigbouring Imo State.
He used the opportunity to convey the House resolution to felicitate with the chief of staff, Rivers State Government House, Chief Nyesom Wike on his recent victory at the Court of Appeal.
Meanwhile, the ELGA legislative arm has cleared all the five supervisory councillors designate sent to them by the chairman of the council, Hon Ephraim Nwuzi from screening.
The supervisory councillors cleared by the House include Chidinma Dike, Emma Otamiri and Nnaji Ambrose. Others are Amaefule Francis and Njoku Chima.