NKANU EAST CONSTITUENCY IN ENUGU STATE APPEALS FOR MORE POLICE PRESENCE IN THEIR AREA TO BOOST SECURITY

Amechi Idodopolice 3 Police division in Nkanu East Local Government Area established on 24th February 2012, takes care of nine autonomous communities.

They are Amakanu, Oruku, Owo, Umuode, Ubahu, Mbuluowo, Amechi Idodo, Eziama Amechi Idodo and Amechi Idodo.

During the visit by the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Nwodibo Ekechukwu to Amechi Idodo Police Division, the member representing Nkanu East Consistency in the state House of Assembly, Chief Paul Nnajiofor commended officers and men of the police Division for intensifying efforts in the maintenance of peace, law and other in the area.

Chief Nnajiofor, who said he was instrumented to the establishment of the Police Division, enjoined the people to support the Division in discharging their duties and also solicited development of more policemen for effective coverage of the boundary Communities.

Similarly the Chairman, Police Community Relations Committee in the Division, Comrade Josephat Ani among other things appealed to the Police Commissioner to look into the activities of Fulani cattle herdsmen in the area, alleging that some of them attack farmers and other villages while their cattle destroy farm crops. Also the traditional ruler of Mbuluowo Community, Igwe Okeke Arum appealed for improved commitment by government and police in resolving the crisi between Umuode and Uruku Communities to forestall further break down of law and order.

In a reaction, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Ekechukwu commended stakeholders in the area for their support so far to the Police and appealed to them to assist Oficers snd men of the Division with accommodation as some of them come to work from Enugu. Mr. Ekechukwu promised to address some of the issues the raised.

The Police Commissioner had earlier addressed the Police officer of Amechi Idodo Division where he stressed the need for discipline, corporation with the Communities and respect of human rights.

According to our correspondent, Chulwubuike Madu

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