Piqued with the spate of killings and violence across communities in Delta State perpetrated by suspected Fulani herdsmen, the Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, DTAH, Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi, has met with the new Delta State commissioner of police, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim.
Osanebi who welcomed the new police boss to Delta State, narrated the people’s security ordeal and inhuman treatment being meted on communities in Ndokwa nation by Fulani herdsmen in the area.
Osanebi who particularly called on the attention of the police commissioner, to the menace, requested him to take action as quick as possible in a view to bringing an end to the ugly trend.
He noted that the Commissioner’s prompt action will go a long way in checking further attacks from the herdsmen, especially now that youths in the area have threatened reprisal actions and self defense.
Responding, the Commissioner thanked the Deputy Speaker for towing the line of peace and the maturity in which he had displayed so far in handling the issue.
Zanna told the DTHA Deputy Speaker that he will put in his best to ensure the security of life and property in Delta State. Further expressing readiness to fight the herdsmen menace, the Commissioner scheduled a security meeting with youth leaders and security outfits in Ndokwa land.
The new police boss in the state further warned criminals to have a change of heart and called on residents to serve as whistle blowers by reporting crimes within their environment to the police.
He also advised the citizenry to refrain from activities that are capable of causing break down of law and order in any community.
Also present in the meeting was the commissioner, representing Ndokwa ethnic nationality on the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Comr. Nnamdi Ezechi.
Reported by Agbanashi Obinne