By Kalu Idika
In a bid to arrest the rising insecurity in Onitsha metropolitan city, some notable stakeholders in Anambra State have come together to set up ‘Onicha Ado Vigilante Network’ in order to complement the effort of government security agencies.
Moreover, all the petty criminals in Onitsha and have been issued an instant quit notice with the floating of the new security network.
The Lunching/Presentation of Security Vehicles and Customised Motorcycles of the newly established Onicha Ado Community Vigilante Network was held on 20th March 2021 at Ime-Obi Eze Onicha.
However, reacting to the establishment of the new security network, Igwe Alfred Achebe Agbogidi appreciated Hon Patrick Agha Mba, Hon Nwaeze Tony Nwora, Mr Ifeajuna Arinze,Hon. Barr Offiah, Hon Eloka Egbunike among other indigenous sons, daughters and residents of Onitsha for their immense contributions to the progress of the noble security project and Onitsha Community at Large.
Agbogidi noted that security is everyone business. He further pointed out how the vehicles, motorcycles and other security gadgets will help the activities of the security network and improve security in Onitsha.
Chairman Agha Mba in his speech appreciated Agbogidi for all his support and for given the youths of Onitsha a sense of belonging.
The motorcycles was donated by R&S Lotto while one of the vehicles a brand new Honda Odssey was donated by the Chairman of Onitsha North LGA, Hon. Patrick Agha and the other two Toyota Sienna was bought by the community.
The historic event which took place earlier at the palace of His Majesty Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe (Agbogidi) had the presence of Ndi-chie Onitsha, Chief Mike Areh (Edegbobogaga) Hon Nwaeze Tony Nwora, Sir Andy Ekweogwu PG Onitsha improvement Union, Hon. Nwachi Obianwu, Hon. Eloka Egbunike SSA to the Governor, Hon. Martin Obika (Obataobie) Chairman of APGA in Onitsha North, Mr Mike Okaka, Mr Charbel of R&S Lotto, Hon. Ugonwanne among others.