If we don’t, then we may have moved from frying pan to fire.
First, the Anti-Deforestation Committee is populated by timber thieves who are emotionally blackmailing him with “na we work for your election.”
Lease agreement for Cally Aircraft, signed with a company that has no business whatsoever with aviation.
And now, the vehicle recovery task force is being emasculated. Out of 500 missing vehicles, they have recovered 49. Most of the appointees in the former government that are being trailed by the task force members are so angry and have resorted to seeking the former Governor’s intervention. And now they are again, emotionally blackmailing the new governor with his pending matter in the election petition tribunal.
It’s like “You want to embarrass members of the last government right? Your government we worked hard to install? We will embarrass you at the tribunal and you will lose the seat.” That’s the drama playing out.
So anyone the task force tracks a vehicle to now, they make calls and the new governor is like, “Please let that one be for now.”
Who wan lose governor’s seat?
Several vehicles have been tracked to different locations across the State and even as far as Lagos. One was even recovered in Ikoyi, Lagos, and seized with the help of operatives of the DSS. But phone calls to the Governor have made nonsense of all those commendable efforts.
My people, it may well be said that the assignment of that task force may have shared premature grace, unless Governor Otu, can damn the subtle blackmails, fund the committee adequately, stop interfering to hamper their operations, and give them a free hand to move on all those involved.
God please, don’t let us enter another one chance.
Citizen Agba Jalingo is the Publisher of CrossRiverWatch and a rights activist, a Cross Riverian, and writes from Lagos.
NB: Opinions expressed in this article are strictly attributable to the author, Agba Jalingo, and do not represent the opinion of CrossRiverWatch or any other organization the author works for/with.