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Akulga: Branded Concept (Co-organizers of Go-To-Niger) Cautions Against Political Violence

KITCHNERWorried by the increasing rate of political violence in Abonnema, headquarters of Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, the leader of the Branded Concept, the Co-organizers of Go-To-Niger, Alamboye Duke Kitchner has appealed to politicians in the area to tread the path of peace and dialogue in order to avoid unnecessary tension in the community.

Alamboye who made the appeal while speaking to newsmen in Port Harcourt on Monday, observed that no community will progress in the atmosphere of rancour and acrimony.

The leader of the Branded Concept (Co-organizers of Go-To-Niger) enjoined politicians to caution their supporters not to engage in any act that is capable of disrupting the relative peace the community is enjoying.

Alamboye was speaking following the ugly development in the community in which supporters of some politicians are at the daggers drawn with one another, tearing and pulling down posters and bills boards of aspirants.

According to him such attitude of political fans and supporters are capable of causing disaffection in the Community.

Alamboye lamented that, “It is so painful that the home we call our own is drastically becoming a battle field for inordinate and over ambitious politicians. We can no longer enjoy the lovely moment of the “York City” because politics has become a do or die affair among our youths”.

His words: our leaders are all reputable and respected people in the state. Politics is a game of choice, and choices are made from varieties as such we must give way for display of varieties in accordance with constitutional laws.

Also speaking a youth activist in the community, Abiye N. Georgewill condemned the way and the manner in which political loyalists are destroying the events and the programmes of their opponents of their “masters”.

Georgewill maintained that the ugly act is growing on daily basis, “such that political parties now destroy electoral/campaign apparatus which include: posters, billboards, rallies amongst others. The youth activist described the attitude of the youths as “worrisome and frustrating” and urged them to channel their energies toward profitable ventures.

Georgewill had earlier noted that now that the Kalabaris are clamouring for a governorship position in 2015, there is need for peace to reign in all the Kalabari towns and villages

He charged all politicians to be focused and think of how to better the lot of the people of Abonnema. ###

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