Akwa Ibom State Home of Meeting has urged the folks of Japanese Obolo Native Authorities to not be unnecessarily apprehensive over the remapping of the State.
The legislators reassured that no native authorities council will probably be shortchanged within the proposed remapping of the state.
It might be recalled that the Home of Meeting had in a decision mandated the state Surveyor Common to provide a ‘usually acceptable, accredited and gazetted map for the state.’
Nonetheless, the folks of Japanese Obollo had claimed that the proposed remapping would cede about 17 native communities and rob them of their standing as a neighborhood authorities.
The Secretary Common of Ilima, a socio-cultural organisation of the folks, Dr Amah William at a media briefing mentioned, ” By this purported alterations and adjustment of the unique map of Akwa Ibom State, Onna, Mkpat Enin, Ikot Abasi LGAs will now turn into a littoral native with unfettered entry to the Atlantic ocean, a useless creativeness that can by no means come to go because the Lord Almighty liveth.”
Talking on Tuesday in Uyo, the state capital, the chairman Home Committee on Info, Hon Aniefiok Denis, member representing Etinan state constituency promised that the home would guarantee fairness within the train.
He defined that the proposed remapping was borne out of considerations and grievances from the folks of the state, including that the home determined to look into the problem to make sure peace on the finish of the train.
He suggested the folks to liaise with the member representing them on the Meeting, the Surveyor Common and make sure that the correct factor is completed.
He mentioned, “There’s no should be unnecessarily apprehensive. We’re positive that the related authorities companies, individuals, our bodies and/or commissions will probably be thorough in finishing up their constitutional duties(Mapping)by making certain that no group, village or native authorities space is shortchanged or robbed. We’ll ensure we see what has been delineated.”
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