‘Intervene in Ebonyi-C’River Communal Crisis’ – Assembly Tell FG

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Hon. Larry Odey - Speaker, CRSHA
Hon. Larry Odey – Speaker, CRSHA

Cross River State House of Assembly on Monday called on Federal Government to deploy immediately military personnel in crisis points between Adadama in Cross River and Amagu in Ebonyi State.

This was part of the Assembly’s resolution when the member representing Abi State Constituency, Mr. John Lebo, brought a motion of urgent public interest before it.

The Assembly noted that the deployment of military personnel would guarantee permanent peace in the two border communities.

The lawmakers also urged the state Attorney General to take immediate legal action to determine the issue and compel the National Boundary Commission to demarcate the disputed area.

They further called on the National Emergency Management Agency and State Emergency Management Agency to provide urgently, relief materials to the displaced persons in Adadama in order to meet the needs of the people of the community.

The lawmakers, called for the rebuilding of the Adadama Police station and staff quarters vandalised during the crisis and also commended Governor Liyel Imoke for his prompt and proactive response in assisting the victims.

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