Utterly dismayed by the video of the demolition of a two bedroom building located at Uwani Otobo, Umuezike Community in Aku, Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State, which is trending on the social media, the Enugu State government has summoned the Chairman of the Council, Hon. Mrs. Nkechi Ugwu-Oju.
Also summoned is the Traditional Ruler of the Community, HRH Igwe Christopher Okwor, to a meeting with the Commissioner for Chieftaincy Affairs, Dr. Charles Egumgbe, in his office on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 10am.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, disclosed that the state government is deeply worried by the allegation of the involvement of the Traditional Ruler of Umuezike Community in the demolition and the negative effect of the development on the peace and security of the Community.
Aroh reassured the people of Enugu State of the state government’s irrevocable commitment to their welfare, as well as the peace and security of the state.