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Effium, Ezza Effium crisis: Umahi revokes bail grants to stakeholders

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EBONYI State Governor, David Umahi has revoked the bails granted to the stakeholders of Effium/Ezza Effium for refusal to heed advise of the state government to desist from killings of innocent people in their community .

  In a communiques signed by the Commissioner for Information, Uchenna Orji, it was disclosed that the governor also  directed the Commissioner of Police to immediately proceed to arrest, detain and prosecute all those under bail from Effium/Ezza Effium communities.

  The governor warns that all text messages aimed at instigating crisis are being followed up and monitored and culprits must face the long arms of the law.

  “The government is already trailing a number of such text messages that are trying to escalate the crisis. The public is advised to allow peace to reign in these communities”.

  He noted that government is committed within its powers to bring lasting peace to the affected communities not minding the insults  on the government and people of the state by a few miscreants from both divides of the community.

  “The people of Effium/Ezza Effium are one people and the government is not heeding to the idea of separating them as they are one people who have lived together in peace for donkey years. The government will continue to sue for peace and co-existence between these two brothers”, the  governor said.

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