Worried by the increasing criminal activities and its related acts, representatives of thirty-six communities across Delta State yesterday in Asaba at a stakeholders meeting declared war on criminal activities in their areas.
The representatives who also resolved in collaborating efforts with security agencies, especially the Police and various vigilante groups, warned criminals to relocate or consider themselves history.
Noting with serious concern the horrendous activities of the criminals in the recent times, and in most parts of the state, the representatives disclosed that strategies were being put in place with a view to bringing the perpetrators of evil activities in the areas to book.
As it were, criminal activities, ranging from robbery, kidnapping, rape, human trafficking and cultism have allegedly soar in various communities in the state despite efforts by security agents’ to bring them to book and ensure the people sleep with their two eyes closed.
But the Present-General of Oleh Community Development in Isoko South Local Government Area of the State, Chief James Obeuwou who spoke to people journalists on resolution by to make lives unbearable for ciminals, however, called on the youths who have been indulged in any form of militancy to steer clear off the community, adding “we in Oleh community are fully mobilized to send all criminals away”.
Chief Obeuwou noted that the glory of the community will be restored through collective responsibility, especially with the steps to eradicate all forms of criminal activities allegedly perpetrated by“idle youths.”
While appreciating Chief Iduh Amadhe for his doggedness in the accreditation process of the Delta State University Oleh Campus, Chief Obeuwou emphasized that Oleh community will appreciate him further by naming a street after him to show their support in the development of Isoko nation.