Kogi State Deputy Speaker Condemns recent Violence in AKWU Community Calls for Peace

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The Deputy Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly and member representing Ankpa I constituency, RT. Hon. Ahmed Mohammed yesterday condemns in totality the recent violence in Akwu community which led to loss of lives and destruction of properties.

The legislator who, in company of some leaders visited the scene yesterday expresses disappointment at the rate at which youths took laws into their hands to destroy properties, kill innocent people over chieftaincy issues.

The Deputy Speaker hinted that, the state Government has procedures for appointment, confirmation and coronation of chieftaincy titles, while calling on the youths to remain peaceful and urge residents to return home from hideouts, he urge the Kogi State Government to as a matter of urgency come to the aid of the displaced by providing relief materials and offer other necessary assistance.

He sympathizes with families who’s members were involved in this ugly incident, also to the administrator of Ankpa LGA, Hon. Chief John Aduga whose properties and that of his families were destroyed by youths.

He equally appealed to the State Government to ensure that the perpetrators of this act be brought to book immediately.

RT. Hon. Ahmed Mohammed
Deputy Speaker, KGHA & member representing Ankpa I constituency

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