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In lieu of the worsening insecurity crisis in the State, the Imo East senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming 2023 general elections, Chyma Anthony has come out to express his displeasure over the deteriorating security situation in the Owerri axis and other parts of the state.
He had speaking ass regards to the backdrops of the increasing killings of defenceless youths by some of the armed men in Imo, especially the recent murder of seven wedding guests by suspected operatives of Ebubeagu local security outfit in the state.
Recall that the ugly incident had occurred when the victims had been going back to their community in Otulu in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State.
However, in his remarks, Anthony had explained that the worsening insecurity in the state can scare Imo people, local and foreign investors and non-indigenes from doing businesses in Imo state if government at all levels fail to take decisive actions against the menace.
He had also advocated for an inclusive roundtable dialogue with critical stakeholders to resolve the worsening security challenges, appealing to Governor Hope Uzodinma and security chiefs to urgently toe the path of dialogue towards achieving peace.
“Ebubeagu is not solving the current preciousness situation of the state rather they are using their power to maltreat the innocent citizens and fan the embers of discord.
Mr Chyma who is popularly known as Odiuko in Igbo parlance reiterated his position for the peace of Imo State and further admonished Governor Hope Uzodinma to toe the line of dialogue for lasting peace to return in every part of the state.