The member representing Nnewi North, Nnewi South and Ekwusigo Federal Constituency within the Home of Representatives, Hon. Chris Azubogu, has inspected 14 Police services destroyed by protesters inside his constituency in Anambra State.
Azubogu described the destruction as huge and colossal, whereas regretting that hoodlums took benefit of the peaceable Finish SARS protest to loot and wreak havoc on important public services inside his federal constituency and past.
He mentioned, “From my findings, throughout the three native authorities areas in my federal constituency, the rampaging hoodlums destroyed safety infrastructure and different essential facilities, together with an armored personnel provider [APC]; whereas two cops and a but to be affirmed variety of protesters misplaced their lives through the unlucky incidents.
“The extent of harm, to say the least, was surprising and I questioned what it was that led to such a quantity of destruction within the first place that we couldn’t have resolved by our time honored inner battle decision mechanisms.
“Our persons are peace-loving and we’ve sturdy community-based battle decision mechanisms which have confirmed efficient through the years. So, to have allowed no matter disagreements there have been to degenerate to the callous level they did was actually unhappy.”
The lawmaker mentioned he was deeply pained by the regrettable twist as a result of the destruction and mindless looting happened in an surroundings the place the individuals have needed to largely present the broken services, infrastructure inclusive, for themselves with scarce personal assets.
He lamented that funds which might have been deployed to consolidate provision of much-needed infrastructure will now be consigned to rebuilding the broken services.
“It’s yet one more problem for us as a individuals and authorities, as we’ve to discover a strategy to rebuild all these as a matter of urgency and in addition put in place a framework that may avert a repeat of this ugly episode in future.
“It’s so unlucky that this occurred at a time we’re battling to facilitate extra essential infrastructural services that may assist companies, particularly our manufacturing hub, enhance productiveness and create extra jobs for younger individuals,” Azubogu lamented.
A number of the destroyed services embody, Nnewi Central Police Station, Nnewi Space Command, INEC Workplace, Nnewi, Defunct F-SARS Workplace, Nnewi, EEDC Workplace, Nnewi, Police Barrack, Nnewi, Federal Highway Security Workplace, Nnewi and Osumenyi Police Stations.
Others are; Ochi Police Station, Amichi, Ezinifite Police Station, Ukpor Divisional Police Station, Ichi Police Station, Ozubulu Divisional Police Station and Ekwusigo Space Command, Oraifite, Ekwusigo LGA.