Anambra State Government has reacted to the communal clash over landed properties, boundaries and other things.
The Deputy Governor of the state, Nkem Okeke expressed worries during a meeting at the government house with stakeholders and an administrative panel of inquiry on Abagana, Ukpo, Enugwu-Ukwu, Nawfia, Enugwu-Agidi and Abba Community.
Okeke in his statement call for peace in the state, he further state that the present government would ensure that peace and harmony reigns in the state.
He stated that the state would put an end to the inter-communal clashed by setting up an administrative panel on conflict resolution.
He disclosed that the panel has been commissioned to embark on measures to guarantee peace among communities in the state.
Okeke stated that hopes that the panel would bring peace and cooperation among the communities in the state.
He condemned some people in the state who he described as bad leaders who engage in actions that help to undermine peace and progress in the state.
“I know that this government does not like where top government officials, use their powers to influence judgment in the state.”
“The governor condemned such atrocities, irrespective of the persons involved,” he said.
Okeke described boundary demarcation as a very difficult task, saying that people tended not to speak the truth on matters concerning land, pointing out that there were many outstanding boundary both within the state and even between the state and other states.
He call on the people to learn from the Ogidi-Nkpor peaceful boundary resolution earlier achieved by the two communities themselves without outside intervention.