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RSG Inaugurates Wakama-Kporghor Boundary Panel

The people of Wakama-Ama in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area have lauded the Rivers State Government for inaugurating a Technical Committee to look into the Wakama and Kporghor boundary disputes.

Spokesman of Wakama Community, Hon. Iworibo Ernest Wakama who made the commendation during a chat with our correspondent in Port Harcourt said the inauguration of the Committee would bring lasting peace between the two neighbouring communities.

Wakama expressed confidence on members of the committee and appealed to them to dispense justice that would bring the needed peace and development in the area.

He thanked Governor Nyesom Wike for giving the matter urgent attention, adding that it had shown his passion for peace to reign among the communities in the state.

The Community Spokesman advised the people continue to be law-abiding and support the committee to enable them perform their assignment without hindrance and complete it on schedule for peace to reign in the area.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Governor of the State, Dr. Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo while inaugurating the committee at Government House, Port Harcourt reiterated the state government’s desire to promote peace and development in all the Local Government Areas of the State.

The Deputy Governor who spoke through a member of the Rivers State Boundary Committee, Chief Silas Eneyo charged the members to ensure they carry out their assignment with utmost diligence and work within the terms of reference.

Responding on behalf of the members, the Chairman of the Technical Committee on Wakama and Kporghor Communities Boundary Dispute, Chairles Epum thanked the Deputy Governor for finding them worthy to serve the state.

Epum, who is the Deputy Comptroller of Immigration in the state, assured that members would strive to resolve the lingering dispute between the Wakama and Kporghor Communities to ensure lasting peace in the area.

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