–Says Emohua Is Currently Undergoing House Keeping
The chairman of Emohua local government area, Dr. Chidi Lloyd has declared that his administration has embarked on an aggressive house-keeping in collaboration with security agencies to sanitize the local government area from the menace of kidnapping, armed robbery and other criminal activities.
He assured that the Emohua local government council under his watch will stop at nothing to ensure that crime and criminality is eradicated from the area for the overall development of the area.
Dr. Lloyd stated this shortly after he led security personnel to recover the remains of Late Justice Azunda who was abducted in his home town, Isiodu-Emohua on the 4th day of June 2023.
The remains of Justice Azunda was discovered by operatives of the Rivers state police command led by the divisional police officer (DPO) in charge of of Rumuji divisional police headquarters, CSP Ofuna in collaboration with members of the Emohua LGA Vigilante Services (EMOVIS) in a shallow grave at the Elibrada section of the forest between Emohua LGA and Ogbodo-Isiokpo in Ikwerre LGA
The recovery was made after the apprehension of a member of the already dislodged criminal gang headed by late Nwodi. The suspect who is currently undergoing interrogation confessed that Mr. Justice was killed after his abduction and buried in a shallow grave in the a forest.
The suspect however took the police to their camp in a boundary forest between Elibrada-Emohua in Emohua LGA and Ogbodo-Isiokpo in Ikwerre local government area where Nwodi and his criminal gang held their victims hostage, very close to the shallow grave where Justice Azunda’s remains was buried.
Recall that late Justice Azunda was kidnapped by the late notorious kidnapper, Nwodi Onuigwe and his gang in Isiodu community where Mr. Azunda and others were holding a meeting and shot sporadically before taking him away with a motorcycle.
Justice Azunda’s abduction led to the review of the bounty placed on Nwodi and his gang by the chairman of Emohua LGA, Dr. Chidi Lloyd from One Million to Two Million Naira and a week after the bounty was reviewed the Rivers State Police Command confirmed the killing of the wanted Nwodi and three other members of his gang including a female by a special crack team who trailed the criminal gang to Ogoloma community in Okirika LGA.
Until his abduction, Mr Justice Azunda was the protocol officer to the immediate past chief of staff, Rivers State Government House, Chief Engr Chukwuemeka Woke.
The Emohua council Boss who couldn’t hold back his tears while the remains of Mr Justice Azunda was being exhumed from the shallow grave commending the Rivers State Police commissioner and his men for the success recently recorded in the fight against insecurity in Emohua LGA, enjoined members of the general public, particularly the residents and road users in Emohua LGA to support the government and the security agencies with reliable information to aid the operations of the security personnel deployed to the area, with a view to eradicating crime and criminality in the area.
Dr. Lloyd also supervised the destruction of a temporary structure erected in the middle of the forest by the late criminal gang leader, Nwodi which served as his hideout before he met his waterloo.
Chief Press Secretary To The Chairman, Emohua Local Government Area.