By Ene Asuquo
The state Governor, Send. Ben Ayade has condemn in strong terms, the attack and kidnapping of some motorists along the Akamkpa-Ugep axis along calabar – Ikom high way yesterday
In a release dated November 16 2022 signed by Governor Ayade, says, “while we appreciate the commendable success so far recorded in the rescue operation which is still ongoing, warned that such act of criminality will not be allowed to take root in the state , promising that his administration is determined to ensure that the incident is the last incident is the last in the state
He appealed for calm,support and cooperation of the people as security men are out to comb every nook and cranny of uyanga forest.
“We are a peace loving people and as such will not allow criminality of any kind to find a fertile ground anywhere in our State”
He promised to purchase more gun boats and patrol vehicles to protect the state waterways
He then assure that the state have activated the home security and have also enguge the local hunters to assist in a private paramilitary capacity