PHALGA PRESS STATEMENT
Mayor of Portharcourt City Hon Victor Ihunwo JP,has condemned in it’s entirety the purported setting up of a youth Executive for Elekahia Community by Chief Anthony Akarolo and his team.
Hon Victor Ihunwo said the action’s of Chief Akarolo and his team is a direct assault to him as Mayor of the city and by extension the Governor of Rivers State Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike who had hitherto proscribed all community youth bodies in the state.
Chief Anthony Akarolo and his team have no authority whatsoever to inaugurate any youth Executive for Elekahia Community after the Mayor had directed that non should exist till further notice.
The Elekahia and Trans Amadi Police divisions are hereby directed to arrest any person or group of person’s that parade themselves as Elekahia Community Youth Executives for onward prosecution.
Chief Akarolo and his team are hereby warned to desist forthwith from engaging in activities that will breach the peace of Elekahia Community or face the wrath of the Local Government Council.
(Chief Press Secretary Phalga)
2nd November 2019