Member Representing Obubra/Etung Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Mike Etaba has hailed the Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade for restoring peace in Obubra Local Government Area and many other communities in the State.
Recalled that Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State and her neighbours, Izzi Local Government Area in Ebonyi State have been enmeshed in war over boundary disagreements, which in several occasions recorded backlash resulting to lost of lives and properties.
In a congratulatory message, Rt. Hon. Etaba commended the governor’s efforts and peace building-approach leading to the approval of the immediate building of a Police Post and Ultra-modern Barracks, which according to the State Security Task force Committee Chairman, Comrade Asu Okang, will be situated close to Ijitum and Ogurude communities’ axis.
Etaba also cited Oyandama-Nyima, Ukelle, Adadama, Odukpani, etc inter-communal clashes where the governor has restored total peace to these communities.
Meanwhile, briefing newsmen in Ijitum, State Security Task force Committee Chairman, Comrade Asu Okang, disclosed that the project when completed will stem the persistent incursion and invasion of Cross River State land borders by the neighbouring Izzi people of Ebonyi State.
“This construction initiative is expected to flow from the North to south to save the people from external aggression as witnessed in recent times”, Asu Okang stated.
“The project when completed will stem the persistent incursion and invasion of our land borders by the neighboring Izzi people of Ebonyi state”.