Idris Ahmed, Lokoja.
Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has handed down stern warning to the perpetrators of communal crises in Biroko and Kpanche communities in Bassa Local government area of the state.
The Governor, who cautioned the trouble makers at the Government House Lokoja on Thursday when he met with some political and traditional leaders from the local council, said they should desist or face the full wrath of the law.
The Governor said a peace process had been put in place to ensure return of displaced persons from the communities, He therefore directed the police and DSS to deal decisively with anyone or group that decides otherwise on the process.
Bello charged the Police and other Security agencies to thoroughly identify and mop up arms that are in the hands of unauthorized individuals that have been threatening citizen’s right to life and association.
Kogi State Police Commissioner, Edeh Ayuba called on every stakeholder in Bassa Local government area to be committed to the peace process and avoid hostilities.
It would be recalled that Bassa komu and their Egbira neighbours have been in a long standing hostilities that resulted in loss of lives and property worth millions of naira.
The government has set up committees to resolve the crisis, but on several occasions the combatants after agreement, resumed hostilities.
The Kogi state government has therefore taken stance to resolve whatever problem that is tearing the neighbours apart and to forestall future occurrence in other communities.
Kogi Inferno: Gov Obaseki Condoles With Kogi Govt, People And Wish Them Fortitude To Bear The Loss
The newly returned Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condoled with the government and people of Kogi State, over the tanker explosion which claimed many lives.
In the condolence message issued in Benin City, the state capital on Thursday, Obaseki said: “I condole with the government and people of Kogi State over the tanker explosion that claimed several lives.
“The explosion is an urgent reminder of the need to prioritize road and rail infrastructure development in Nigeria.”
The governor added: “Our hearts go out to families that lost persons and wish them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
Just In: Another Gas Explosion Hits Lagos
A gas explosion is currently rocking one area at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State.
According to reports gathered, many of the people who involved in the incident were injured.
The Punch reports that buildings around the scene of the explosion suffered a partial collapse. As of the time of filing this report, the details of the gas explosion were sketchy An eyewitness, Ikechukwu, said, “We just heard a loud sound around 03.30 pm and we suddenly began to see smoke.
The explosion is massive and we are not sure of the casualties but many people are injured.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident.
He disclosed that emergency fighters have arrived at the scene of the incident. “LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga.
Kogi State Chairman Security Trust Fund, Hon. Samari Appeals To All Road Users To Ensure Their Vehicles Are In Order.
Chairman Kogi State Security Trust Fund, Hon Abdulmalik Samari has appealed to all road users to be sure their vehicles are road Worthy to avoid Carnage on thr road.
Hon. Samari made the statement in an exclusive chat with journalists in lokoja, the state capital.
While condoling with the victims of the recent Felele tragedy, described the incident as tragic and shocking.
He called on the relevant authorities to ensure vehicles are road Worthy to save lives and to minimise the rates of accidents on the road.
He assured the residents of the state of his agencies commitment to the protection of lives and properties in the State. According to him, Kogi state Security Trust Fund will compliment the efforts of the state government in making Kogi safe for economic activities to strive.
He used the medium to commensurate with the families who lost their loved ones in the tragic inferno.
News8 months ago
Kwara Gov Seeks Better Care For Fallen Heroes’ Families, Veterans
News4 months ago
Rape: Lady Caught Raping A 4 Year Old Boy In Rivers State
Grassroot4 months ago
Nasarawa: Appoint Isimbabi As Nasarawa SSG, Toto LG Youths Urges Gov Sule, Says Their Huge Electoral Strengths Should Be Consider.
News7 months ago
Gov. Bello To Return All Local Government Administrators As Elected Chairmen
News3 months ago
EGBIRA DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION NASARAWA STATE WRITES GOV SULE OVER BANDITRY IN TOTO LGA
News10 months ago
Breaking: About 9 Gunmen Invaded Toto Town, Kidnappes Housewife, Husband Whereabout Unknown
News9 months ago
Unknown Gunmen Attack Kogi Communities, Kill APC Chairman, Chief Imam and 20 Others, Injured Policemen
Editorial5 months ago
Alleged Mocking Kyari’s Death: I didn’t Celebrate Kyari’s Death, People Misunderstood Me Out Of Context — Engr. Mauazu Magaji, Ex Kano Commissioner, Works And Infrastructure.