Youths in Bekwarra Native Govt House of Pass River State have banned a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and aspirant for the Pass River North Senatorial election, Joe Agi, from campaigning within the Native Govt House (Bekwarra).
The youths in a observation issued via Agaji Adie Ntamu for Younger Bekwarra chief’s discussion board mentioned that the eye of Bekwarra other folks had been interested in a provocative video via Joe Agi (SAN) on one of the unlucky Bekwarra-Ishiborri communal disaster.
“Within the video, Agi on his session talk over with to a couple of individuals of APC at Ishiborri group in Ogoja ran out of concepts and in his desperation to provoke his already disillusioned other folks recalled the very unlucky Ugboro- Ishiborri communal conflict which came about in 1995, precisely 25 years in the past which used to be an overly bloody intercommunal dispute the place many lives had been misplaced with belongings value tens of millions of Naira destroyed. Some households are nonetheless upset until the prevailing day.
“The ache and the agony of this dreaded communal mishap may be very recent. The commercial hardship continues to be being felt via each affected communities. The verdict of Joe Agi to anchor his political level on such unsightly incident with the intent to malign the integrity of the great other folks of Bekwarra may be very embarrassing.
“Whether or not Agi used to be paid a fortune to protect the Ishiborri other folks within the purported land dispute, is he anticipated to deliver it up after 25 years of such an unsightly incident the place a lot of people are nonetheless suffering to heal and reside in peace? Perhaps, this explains the standard of management he intends to deliver to Northern Pass River, if he’s ever regarded as in any respect.
“His determination to perception every other genocide, the place he can temporarily rush to court docket and exploit the folk in their arduous profits on the expense in their lives has failed woefully.
“We need to tell him that our neatly revered prison icon is just too extremely positioned and shouldn’t be used as political bait via any person without a political monitor data. Lest he forgets, Leader Ok.G Agabi has served this country as a former minister of Justice and some of the unifying personalities in Pass River and shouldn’t be dragged into any politics of hate and department.
“Bekwarra and certainly the sector must via Agi’s declaration of all the time being an Ishiborri guy and is the reason why he took the Bekwarra other folks to Prime Courtroom and ultimate courts and gained them, know that he does now not regard Bekwarra and does now not have their pursuits in his scheme of items. We are hoping he doesn’t come to Bekwarra at some point to marketing campaign for votes.
“With such an unguarded speech from a intended senatorial candidate, it has develop into in point of fact transparent that he lacks that unifying persona to foster speedy building which is what the senatorial district wishes very urgently,” the folk mentioned.
Because of this, the youths gave the aspirant prerequisites together with, appearing a real repentance, “Agi and his political group are prompt to soft an unreserved apology printed on complete pages of 5 nationwide day by day newspapers with a an identical apology on 3 radio stations specifically, Hit FM, Calabar, Ebonyi broadcasting carrier, Abakaliki and Pleasure FM, Otukpo which shall run at the same time as for no less than, a month and failure to take action shall end result to serious hostility if he ever dares to return to Bekwarra for any political job,” the folk threatened.