The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, has informed a crew of the Nationwide Boundary Fee who visited the State to establish all of the ancestral stones, historic boundaries and beacon stones that are the traditional boundary markers between Nkari group in Akwa Ibom and Usaka Ukwu in Abia State.
NBC visited the State on Tuesday following the lingering boundary crises between Abia and Akwa Ibom States which had claimed many lives and destroyed property. They have been there to obviously demarcate the boundaries and convey a long-lasting answer to the disaster.
The State Chairman of CLO, Franklyn Isong, who in a press release on Friday urged NBC to establish all of the boundary markers between the 2 communities, expressed confidence that the crew could be honest and clear to all events, stressing that CLO would comply with up the method to the latter.
He stated, “CLO acknowledges the arrival of NBC crew in continuation of the method of resolving the age-long boundary dispute between the folks of Nkari in Ini LGA of Akwa Ibom State and Usaka Ukwu in Ikwuano LGA of Abia State.
“Regardless of the apprehension and rigidity in each warring communities after the NBC crew had gone to Obot Akara as an alternative of the scheduled venue (Nkari), protecting the Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Moses Ekpo and different stakeholders ready at Nkari group until about 3pm after they lastly arrived, CLO is optimistic and has confidence within the capacity of the NBC crew to be honest and clear to all events, as we’ll comply with up the method to the latter.
“CLO urges the NBC crew to fast-track the method of subject work and establish all of the ancestral stones, historic boundaries and beacon stones that are the traditional boundary markers between the 2 communities of Nkari and Usaka Ukwu.
“CLO notes the dedication of the federal government of Akwa Ibom State in making certain the everlasting decision of the disaster and needs to commend the Deputy Governor, Mr. Moses Ekpo’s relentless efforts on this route.
“It is going to be recalled that on the renewed conflict between Nkari and Usaka on Friday, twenty second January 2021, resulting in lack of lives and destruction of property, the CLO had visited the Nkari group in Ini, utilizing the go to to name on the Nationwide Boundary Fee to hurry up the method of boundary demarcation between each communities to be able to completely resolve the dispute.”
Abia/A’Ibom dispute: Stay a good decide – CLO tells Boundary Fee