Nwifuru’s Aide Condemns Killing of POS Operator, Calls for Stronger Security Measures

By Chijioke Njoku, Abakaliki

In a swift response to the recent tragic killing of a Point of Sale (POS) operator in Umuagara Community, Ohaukwu Local Government Area (LGA) of Ebonyi State.

The Special Assistant to Ebonyi state Governor On internal security , Hon Ogbonna Tobias Oge, yesterday strongly condemned the act and killing of point of sale operator in Ohaukwu local government Area and called on security operatives to intensify their efforts in curbing such heinous crimes.

Mr. Ogbonna said the incident, which has sent shockwaves through the community, saw the brutal murder of the POS operator, Mr. Louis Enoshi in his house about 230Am, expresses deep sorrow over the loss of life and emphasized the need for security personnel to take immediate action to prevent such atrocities from happening again.

Nwifuru’s Aide, Oge urged security agencies to step up their surveillance and intelligence-gathering efforts to apprehend the perpetrators of this senseless crime.

He emphasized the importance of collaboration between the community members and security forces to ensure the safety and security of all residents in Ohaukwu local government.

” I proposed a proactive measure to enhance security in the state.

“I suggest that the state government should consider enacting a law to empower local vigilantes to carry arms in order to better protect their communities.

“This move, i believes would provide an additional layer of security and deter criminal elements from carrying out violent acts.

The Special Assistants reiterated the commitment of the Ebonyi State Government to ensuring the safety and well-being of its citizens and pledged to work tirelessly to strengthen security measures across the Ohaukwu local government.

” I called on all stakeholders, including community leaders, security agencies, and residents, to join hands in the fight against crime and violence.

“As investigations into the tragic incident continue, I urged the residents of Umuagara Community and the entire Ohaukwu LGA to remain on edge, hoping for swift justice and increased security measures to prevent such incidents in the future” he said .

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