Monarchs will be held responsible for security lapses in their Communities – Uzodimma
Imo Governor, Hope Uzodimma, has warned community monarchs within the State over insecurities and other crimes in their various communities, says the monarchs should be at forefront of preventing crimes in their communities, warning that he would not tolerate any lapses in watching over their respective areas.
The governor also mandated any traditional ruler in the state who cannot handle community policing in their enclaves to resign, adding that each monarch will be held accountable to any form of insecurity in their communities.
Addressing the royal fathers on the need to rid the state of miscreants, he also lectured them on the spread of the message of preventing the spread of coronavirus in their various communities.
To ensure the royal fathers adhere to his directive, he equally banned traditional rulers from ruling from diaspora, according to him, that will efficiently make them be in charge.
Uzodimma in his words: “I will not tolerate any Eze who cannot prevent rape, kidnapping or armed robbery in his community, such traditional ruler should resign, community policing is not about ruling from outside your place, you will be held responsible for any security lapses in your community”.
Nwada Ugochinyere Onyechere reporting, Obinwannem News