As a way of tackling insecurity, the people of Bomu in Gokana Local Government Area, Rivers State, have resolved to work with security agencies to ensure that the existing peace in the community was sustained.
Chairman of Bomu Community Development Committee, Gbara Agi Goodluck stated this while reacting to an alleged move to cancel the planned renovation of Bomu Primary School II by the Rivers State Government.
Goodluck lauded Governor Nyesom Wike for including the Bomu Primary School II among the schools to be renovated and appealed to the governor to ensure that his goodwill for the people of Bomu was not diverted.
“We are appealing to the Universal Basic Education (UBE) Board to disregard report of insecurity about Bomu as you are ready to move a project that was meant for our community elsewhere. The entire people of Bomu from the two Wards are very happy with His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Rivers State, ‘Mr Project’ to have remembered to renovate a dilapidated Primary School II in Bomu. The Chiefs in Council are ready to work with the police to fish out anybody that would want to cause problem in the community.”
Similarly, the Etche Local Government Council has restated its readinesss to work with relevant groups set to ensure peace and development reign in the area.
The Caretaker Committee (CTC) Chairman, Ogbuchenem Ebere Owu said this while playing host to the Etche Youth Leaders, led by the coordinator, Darlington Okuegbu.
The CTC boss, said his government would not tolerate criminality and enjoined youth groups in Etche to join in tackling criminality by volunteering information that would lead to flushing out criminal elements in the area.
In his speech, the coordinator of Etche Youth Leaders, Darlington Okuegbu said they were ready to work with relevant authorities to ensure that peace reigned in Etche.
He called on youth of Etche not to destroy their own land by engaging in criminal acts that would affect development of the land.
Meanwhile, the Electoral Committee of the Egi General Election have attributed the cancellation of the Poll scheduled for last Saturday, to insecurity.
Chairman of the Egi General Election Committee, Samuel Ndeyema stated this while assuring the people of Egi in Etche LGA that the election which includes the youth and community development committee would be organized soon.
He appealed to the people of Egi to exercise patience, noting that the election would achieve better results if concluded peacefully in a free and fair manner.