The chairman of Marine Base community in Port Harcourt popularly known as Firisika Polo, Mr. Tamunotonye Job and the youths have commended the effort of the Joint Task Force (JTF) on the fight against illegal bunkering in the area, describing the CSM as a pride to the nation and the Nigeria military.
The community chairman gave this hint when briefing newsmen in his domain on Tuesday, having observed the persistent effort by the members of the JTF to ensure lives and properties of the area without rancour and establishing the order of the command on illegal bunkering.
In the same development a concerned youth of the area, Mr. Tamunotonye Nelson also joined the train in applauding for job well done by the military in the area, describing it as a prayer answered.
Nelson further stated that the new CSM posted to the area, Mr. Jeff, has done well in fulfilling the integrity of the Nigerian army and her position on illegal bunkering in Rivers State, urging him to maintain the tempo.
The statement further maintained that the Marine Base community is God’s own community and any activity that is not in conformity with the law of the federation is not welcome and appealed to the youths of the area to shun violence and any cult related activities that will threaten the existing peace of the area, but rather formulate policies and programmes that can only enthrone socio-political and economic advancement.
The community authority also used this medium to inform the public on closing down of the gate, adding that the gateway has been closed down against use as road but can only be opened for car park and appealed to members of the public to use the major road leading to the jetty and thanked the military for combating crime in the area. ###