Fish out criminal elements among you, Gov. Sule task commuters in Nasarawa
Aug. 3, 2020 – Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has charged the people of Udege Chiefdom to fish out criminal elements amongst them following the killing of the village head of Odu community, Mr Amos Obere.
Sule charged Odu commuters to the task in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Ibrahim Addra on Sunday.
The Governor made the call, following a fact-finding visit to the palace of the “Osu Ajiri,” Halilu Bala -Usman in Udege, Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.
Gov. Sule said that fishing out the criminal elements would not only ensure peace but fast track the development in the area.
“We believe there are criminal elements amongst the people of this area and we must fish them out,” he said.
The Governor restated his administration’s commitment to the security of lives and property of the people of the state.
He expressed worry at the resurgence of insecurity in the area that had hitherto been peaceful some months ago, stressing that criminals must not be allowed to truncate peace and economic activities in the communities.
The Traditional Ruler, Bala-Usman commended Gov. Sule for beefing up security in the area and for the ongoing construction of the Mararaba Udege – Udege Mbeki road.
He, however, appealed for the appointment of more district heads in the area for ease of administration and improved security.
Sule was accompanied on the visit by former governor and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu and other government officials.
The team also paid a condolence visit to the palace of the late village head.
The Police command in Nasarawa state has also vowed to fish out the killers of the village head, leaving no stone unturned in the course of investigation.
The Humanitarian Post reports that on Friday, July 31,armed men stormed Odu community in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state and shot dead the village head during the attack