Insecurity: Ogunewe sues for peace In Imo

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Owerri, Jan. 17, 2023 -Maj.-Gen. Lincoln Jack Ogunewe (RTD ), the  Gubernatorial Candidate of Labour Party in Imo State, has called for peace and calm over the rising insecurity in the state.

Ogunewe, who made the call made the call in Owerri, called on “all Imolites and the government to condemn the killings and destruction going on in the state.

“Enough of the destruction and killings in the state. Imo belongs to all of us,” he said.

Ogunewe, a former Nigerian Defence Adviser to the United Nation, wondered how once a peaceful and prosperous state could be turned into a theatre of war.

He enjoined law enforcement agencies to look deeper and find the root cause of the insecurity in the state with a view to reducing it to the barest minimum.

“No development can thrive on the toes of insecurity.

“Resort to jungle justice will rather exacerbate than ameliorate the insecurity in the state,” he said.

Ogunewe also cautioned all, especially youths, to remain calm and prayerful, no matter the provocation, saying that before the law, illegality cannot be used to fight illegality.

“There are legal ways and means of resolving conflicts which is the negotiating table.

“We all should embrace this approach at all levels for peace to reign in Imo state,” he said. (GBN)

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