Police meets Youth leaders, warned against election violence
Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Okon Effiong Okon , has charged Youths to join in the fight against cultism and other social vices in the state. He also charge them to be good ambassadors before, during and after the 2023 general elections.
CP Effiong gave the charge during his interactive meeting with Youth leaders in the State. The State Police Boss noted that no society can thrive in the midst of rancor and acrimony.
The police boss who wondered why politicians will engage youths in political thuggery and violence for selfish interest, advised youths to be of good behaviour before, during and after the forthcoming election.
He also stressed that youth should not allow themselves to be used by politicians to cause troubles in the State.
On the ongoing political campaigns in the state, CP Effiong stressed that all political parties should be given equal playing ground to campaign in the state.
The Commissioner also maintained that the state witnessed a crime free society during the festive season as a result of efforts of Rivers people in reporting promptly issues of security threats in their localities.
Also Speaking, chairman Rivers State Youth Leaders Coalition Comrade Legborsi Yamaabana assured the commissioner of police of the youth leaders support to ensure that the state enjoys peace before, during and after the election.
Comrade Yamaabana also passed vote of confidence on the Rivers State Commissioner of Police Okon Effiong for maintaining peace in the state.
The interactive meeting with Rivers State Commissioner Of Police, CP Okon Effiong Okon, was attended by youth leaders across 23 Local Government of the State.
Watch Rivers State Commissioner Of Police, CP Okon Effiong Okon, speech during the interactive meeting with Rivers State youth leaders: