The Kogi kingdom Governor, Yahaya Bello, has given seven days ultimatum to the ones in ownership of hearth hands and ammunition, within the valuable senatorial district of the nation to surrender them to protection agents or face the entire wrath of the regulation.
Gov. Bello who gave the warning in Okene, the Headquarters of significant Senatorial District of Kogi nation all through a stakeholders meeting on the safety challenges within the area, stated the security and protection of Ebira land is pivotal to the safety of the nation.
He additionally stressed that the geographical vicinity of the district turned into enough for the government to take a decisive movement in tackling insecurity in the place.
The lack of confidence demanding situations that as bedeviled the vicinity which is made of five nearby authorities location is of pinnacle discussion.
The corridor was filled to the ability with the elder statesman, conventional ruler from various extended family, country wide residence of assembly individuals, youths, pinnacle authorities functionaries all from imperative Senatorial District are all in attendance.
Governor Bello, in his opening statement welcome the human beings to the metropolis corridor assembly, while he entreated them to speak out their thoughts with out fear, he said this could go a long way in saving the land from miscreant.
”these days we are right here keeping a town corridor assembly with recognize to security demanding situations now not best in Kogi country,however in vital Senatorial District comprising of 5 nearby authorities, Okene, Okehi, Adavi, Ajaokuta and Ogori-mangogo.
”these senatorial regions are dominantly with the aid of Ebira people, If i am not mistaken we are ninety percentage of Ebira humans in these Senatorial Districts”.
The Governor had currently ordered the demolition of over 15 buildings in Okene that were identifed as kidnappers den located with hands.
“this is the first time the people will come collectively to mind storm on a way to address the lack of confidence state of affairs which has been a day by day event for the reason that creation of the nation, at the same time as previous government paid no interest.
one of the elder statesman, Dr. Tom Adaba, who spoke to Channels television lamented over the incessant criminal sports within the region which had brought disgrace to the land, at the same time as he appealed to the Governor now not to spear anybody in his quest to rid the district of crook detail.
“The governor is trying in wiping them out that is the quality factor to do and having commenced, it’s miles simplest right and proper that he gets to hear what the people consider it” Dr. Adaba lamented.
also speakme, the Asema of Ezuka extended family, Momoh Sani Isa, even as thanking the governor for fighting crime in the location, he recognized politicians as the trouble, he stated they shaped the addiction of arming thugs to unleash terror on their opponent.
“What nearly destroyed the attempt of the traditional ruler in tackling crime is dirty politics you already know when the time come for politicians to marketing campaign most of them don’t even regard the traditional rulers as humans due to the fact they know, this human beings don’t have any voice on the pinnacle and in an effort to get supporters they will not do what’s proper at whatever level, Isa brought.
The Governor while talking with newsmen warned politicians inside the district who armed thugs to retrieve the weapons and hand them over to the closest police station, to avoid being caught by the regulation.
Governor Bello also said there could be no sacred cow in the fight against illegal activity in the country.