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Local vigilance group, hunters’ operations activated across Delta – Govt

Local vigilance group, hunters’ operations activated across Delta – Govt

Latimore Oghenesivbe, Director-General of Delta State Orientation and Communications Bureau, has said that the State Government has activated the operations of local vigilance group and hunters within their localities across the 25 Local Government Areas of the State.

He said that they would effectively complement conventional security operatives, while assuring farmers and the travelling public that Governor Sheriff Oborevwori, would continue to give priority attention to a safe and secured Delta.

According to him, within the one year of Governor Oborevwori’s Administration the State Government, the State Command of the Nigeria Police and other Security Agencies recorded significant progress in the area of enhanced security by flushing out a reasonable number of criminal elements from Asaba, the State Capital, and other parts of the State.

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Oghenesivbe, who made the revelations during a radio programme in the State, said that the Government would continue to provide the necessary support to the Police and other Security Agencies, so as to further enhance their operational capabilities.

He noted that Delta State was not listed, and would not be listed as one of the red zones of banditry and kidnapping in the Country, pointing out that apart from few reported cases of security breaches in some communities, and occasionally along the East West Road, the State remains one of the safest States for investment in Nigeria.

He however appealed to members of the opposition political parties and their proxies on the social media space to desist from raising false alarm over non-existent security breaches and alleged cases of rapid kidnapping in some communities, and along the East West Road without disclosing the identities of victims.