is not one man business but for all”.
The above statement was made by
Divisional Police Officer incharge of Owa- Oyibu Police Station, DSP Ignatius
Nnaji during a meeting he held with members of vigilante group in Owa-Ofie and
Owa-Alero in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State on Thursday,
23rd of May, 2013.
According to him, “the security
of lives and property in Ika North East Local Government Area is for all it
inhabitants. My meeting with the vigilante group in the area is to encourage
them and educate them on security tips”.
DSP Nnaji who commended the
vigilante groups in his area of jurisdiction said that he needs more
information to curb crime in the area. He stated that since six months of his
resumption of dutiy as Owa-Oyibu Police Divisional Officer, no serious crime
He however called on individuals
to joine the vigilante groups and make the area crime free, just as he pleaded
with all to help him with information to fight crime. He said “all those who
are disturbing the peace of the people or going against the laws of the land
should change or take to their heels and out of the area as anyone caught will
be seriously dealt with”.
The D.P.O, Owa-
Oyibu Police Station concluded by frowning on all those who disrespects the
vigilante groups in the area. According to him, when disrespect them, you
disrespect me, so support them in areas of their needs, he pleaded.
In an interview with Ika Weekly
correspondent, the Ika Northeast Local
Government Area chairman vigilante group, Engr. Amos Agborgbu, Owa- Afie
vigilante chairman Mr. Sunday Agbormah and Mr. Bienose Okoro, chairman, Owa-
Alero vigilante group thanked the D.P.O Nnaji for meeting with them on security
issues. According them, “we will do our best to ensure the security of lives
and propertives in the area. The peace of Ika nation is paramount to us”
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