The member representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon. Josiah Olu, has condemned the gruesome murder of the former Alode youth president, Mr. Isaac Obe, and the unnecessary destruction of properties in parts of Eleme .
The Lawmaker described the murder as inhuman, and barbaric and urged the security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are punished.
In a release in Portharcourt, signed by his office, the lawmaker said that the killing of Mr. Isaac Obe posed a significant danger to the effort to restore peace to the communities in Eleme and said the act was perpetrated by those intent on constituting road blocks against peace and progress in Eleme.
He said that all efforts must be made to fish out all those remotely and actively involved in the murder and bring them to justice so as to send the message that such criminal acts are not parts of what Eleme is known for .
“We demand for added efforts on the parts of the security agencies to ensure that all those directly and remotely involved in the killing of Mr. Obe are arrested and brought to justice. I will use every element within my reach to manage and ensure that these heinous crime does not go unpunished,” he said .