A report by the Otovwodo Political Forum correspondent disclosed that he Ovie of Ughelli Great Kingdom, Evangelist Dr. Wilson Ojakovo Oharsi lll(JP) has warned the youths of Ekiugbo and lwhreko Community to stop fighting each other over market revenue collections.
Recall that youths from both communities had on Monday laid siege to the market , crippling commercial activities as they fought over which community will collect revenue from the market.
The Monarch who expressed disappointment over hearing and seeing brothers fighting and killing themselves over revenue made the warning known while addressing the Ekiugbo / lwhreko crisis with the Executive Chairman Ughelli North LGA, HPM, the two Councillors representing both parties, the security agencies,PG’s forum of Ughelli North, the two community PG’s and their representatives.
He reiterated that revenue collections is not one individual business when you just wake up from your bed you go out and start collecting revenue, it is the duty of the government to do that. if anyone caught in that act that person will face the law.
On his part, The Executive Chairman Ughelli North Local Government Council, Hon Godwin Adode (JP) warned that hence forth no body should go to the market to sell ticket or for any collections,that the local government will set up a committee that will do that.