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Council Boss, Monarch Task Mgbuesilaru CDC, Youths On Security

The chairman of Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers State, Hon. Solomon Eke has said that vigilante group would be used in communities as part of efforts to tighten security in the area.

The chairman of Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers State, Hon. Solomon Eke has said that vigilante group would be used in communities as part of efforts to tighten security in the area.

He said this during the inauguration of the Mgbuesilaru Community Development      Committee (CDC) and Youth Association last Friday in the community.

Hon Eke noted that improving the security situation in the state was part of Governor Nyesom Wike's marching order on community leaders in a recent meeting held in Government House, Port Harcourt.

The council chairman told the two bodies that their operatives must be within the ambit of the law as the council would not tolerate any form of laziness.

He  also  pointed   out  that  the  LGA has  the  wherewithal to handle   any  form  of security challenge,  going by the avalanche  of security  agencies hosted  by the LGA.

According to him,   gone were  the   days  when   community   leaders   use  their positions for self-aggrandizement,   as his administration would not fail to expose any group  or individual who may attempt  to operate outside the  scope  of their operations.

Corroborating the  council boss, HRH Eze Morgan N. Amadi,  Eze Oha Okporo Okwurusi  kingdom,  maintained that  the kingdom would not hesitate to remove any group or inividual  working for their  own selfish gains.

He said all efforts must be channeled toward improving the security situation, stressing that without improved security, it would be  difficult  to record meaningful  development  in the area.

Eze Amadi warned against any form of sharp practices among the two newly inaugurated bodies, assuring them of the support and cooperation of the community.

Responding on behalf  of the Magbuesilaru CDC and youth  association, the CDC chairman, Mr.Promise  Wobo  Iwezor, who thanked  the  Eze Oha Okporo for the event promised to work assiduously  to ensure  that  the  needful  was done  in the community

Eze Kenneth Iwezor, Emohua local government chairman, Hon. Tom Eliezi; the police, NSCDC and representatives of the ministry of Chieftaincy and Community Affairs were in attendance  during the-inauguration.