By Joseph Albert (Umunna TV)
Ifitedunu community in Dunukofia Local Government Area of the state has commended Governor Chukwuma Soludo bring solution to reinstating their deposed President-General, Mr Uche Nwoye.
Members of the community, who paid a thank-you-visit to the Governor today, commended him for restoring order in the community by reinstating Mr Nwoye.
Leading to delegation, the Traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Dr Emeka Ilouno said the Governor’s action serves justice to Ifitedunu and gives hope to the common man.
He recalled how the President-General of the community, Mr Nwoye, was illegally removed from office by forces bent on plunging the community into crisis, adding that those who opposed the lawlessness were silenced with police intimidation, even as some are still languishing in police custody.
Igwe Ilouno, who accused the a former President-General of the community, Mr Samuel Nweke, of not rendering account of his stewardship to the community, regretted that he has become a willing to for those trying to plunge the community into avoidable crisis.
On his part, the Chairman of Nze na Ozo Ifitedunu society, Dr Anthony Ugozor, and others, including Chief Innocent Nweke and Mrs Patricia Ufearoh, on behalf of Umuada Ifitedunu, said by offering solution to Ifitedunu community problem, the Governor has demonstrated that he has solutions to other issues in the state and beyond, urging him to also looking in illegal detention of other members of the community.
Receiving letter of appreciation from the delegation on behalf of the State Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, a staff of the ministry, Mr Henry Nwasike, assured that Governor Soludo, being a man of rule of law and due process, is determine to enthrone peace in all communities in the state, and promised that other issues raised by members of the community will be looked into, with a view to bringing lasting peace in Ifitedunu community.
All attempts to reach the former President-General, Mr Nweke, for comments on allegations against him has not been successful.