Kogi deputy speaker condemns attack on Akwu community,sues for peace

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By Dada Ahmed in Lokoja

The Deputy Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly and member representing Ankpa I constituency, Mr Ahmed Mohammed, has condemned in strong term the recent violence in Akwu community.

Duaglobalnews reports that the crisis led to loss of lives and destruction of property.

Mohammed expressed his feeling whet he paid visit to the community to sympathise with the victims of the crisis.

He expresses disappointment at the rate which youths took laws into their hands destroying property and killing innocent people over chieftaincy issues.

The Deputy Speaker said that the state government had procedures for appointment, confirmation and coronation of chieftaincy titles.

He called on youths to remain peaceful and residents to return home from their hideouts.

The deputy speaker urged the Kogi state government to as a matter of urgency come to the aid of the victims by providing them relief materials and other necessary assistance.

Meanwhile, Prime Polytechnic, a private institution outskirts of lokoja, says it is putting finishing touches to the commencement of the security course in the Polytechnic.

The President of Prime Polytechnic, Bishop Emeka Anierob, disclosed this when he hosted some senior police officers who visited the institution.

He said toward this end, preparation was on top gear for the take-off of the department of security management programme in the institution.

The team include; Assistant Commissioner of Police Toluse Ola Emmanuel, the first Nigerian to write books on security management.

The author donated some of his books to the Polytechnic during the occasion.

The President of the institution assured that it would sustain its academic standard and contribute toward crime reduction in the state.

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