Insecurity: CD Urges Anambra CP To Beef-Up Security

… asks Fashola to apologise
The Campaign for Democracy (CD) has urged Mr Ballah Nasarawa, Anambra Commissioner of Police to beef-up security in Onitsha in order to check the rising crime wave in the commercial city.
This was contained in a statement issued by CD to newsmen in Onitsha, Anambra.
The statement was signed by Dede Uzor A. Uzor, Chairman, CD South-East Region.
“Going by the high profile cases of kidnapping in Anambra especially in Onitsha; it is expedite that Mr Balllah Nasarawa, Anambra Commissioner of Police should take decisive action on the development..
“Within two weeks, about six people have been kidnapped, these included Igwe Mike Okechukwu, Eze Di Ora Mma 11 of Awgbu community in Orumba North LGA and Igwe Goddy Mbakwe of Abacha Community in Idemili South LGA.
“Then a business mogul, Chief Ignatius Nwaenyi, a trader in Tools and Allied Matters Market in Bridge-Head, Onitsha was abducted on Saturday; while General Manager of Orange Drug Company, Onitsha was abducted on Monday at 8 a.m. along Obodo-Ukwu Road, at the Orange Drug Factory site.
“Then last Sunday, a woman and her son was abducted along Lafiaji Street, Fegge while going to Church,’’ it said.
The statement recalled that last three weeks, two police officers from Fegge Police Station was shot by the rampaging criminals; while one of them have his AK47 rifle snatched from him.
It said that there are many other unreported cases of kidnapping flooding the office of CD in torrent manner.
In a related development, CD condemns in its totality the inhuman manner that some Nigerians were deported and dumped in Onitsha.
“CD is calling for unreserved apology from Lagos State Government to the people of Anambra especially the residents of Onitsha.
“President Goodluck Jonathan should call Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State to order since this is the second time of taking this sort of unconstitutional and inhuman deportation against Nigerians from the South-East extraction.
“If such constitutional breach is committed again, CD would take legal action Lagos State Government on behalf of those affected,’’ it said.


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