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Anambra govt restores peace in Nkwelle Ezunaka after 8-yr crisis



ANAMBRA State Government has restored peace in Nkwelle Ezunaka,  Oyi Council Area after over eight years  of crisis rocking the community.

  Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs,  Collins Nwabunwanne, who brokered the peace during a reconciliatory meeting with the warring factions in the community in his office at Government House, Awka,  made them to understand that Governor Soludo is passionate about seeing warring communities return to peace for development and progress to reign.

  Mr  Nwabunwanne, who reminded them of  the need for peaceful  coexistence,   reconciled  the factions for progress and stability to return in their communities, even as he urged the elected executives to continue to pilot the affairs of the town for six  months( between now and December),  in line with the court ruling before another election will be conducted to produce another Executives

  The elected executives will help to reposition the community that would  work in tandem with the state government to produce the traditional ruler in due course, to enable them get their fair share from the state government’s largesse.

  President-General of Nkwelle Ezunaka,   Leonard Areh – Onyenze, in his remarks, said he would remain grateful to Governor Chukwuma Soludo and his able commissioner, Mr Collins Nwabunwanne, for being able to effect the reconciliation after many years of squabbles.

  Mr Areh-Onyenze intimated that the crisis which had rocked his community for more than eight years started when their former traditional ruler died.

  He assured the state government that he desires to put an end to the aged long crisis and pave way for peace, progress and stability of the town.

  Some of the executive members present, Ogbuefi Willie Okafor, Engr Dike Ndulue, Sir Everistus Nwachiemelu, Nze Chidozie Dibor and Ogbuefi James Odife in their separate reactions, applauded Governor Chukwuma Soludo and Commissioner Nwabunwanne for the reconciliation.

  They promised that the factions will sheath their swords to enable new election in December 2022, according to the dictates of Nkwelle Ezunaka Constitution.

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