AMUZUKWU IBEKU: ROYAL FATHER CALLS ON GOVT TO ASSIST CURB DRUG USE, YOUTH RESTIVENESS (VIDEO)
The Traditional Ruler of Amuzukwu Ibeku Community in Umuahia North L.G.A Eze John Onyebuchi Ibezim has called on the Abia State government to come to their aid in order to help check increase in youth restiveness and drug addiction in the area.
Eze Ibezim who made the call in his Palace when Abia Facts Online TV crew paid him a visit for her community reach out program known as ‘’AKUKO SI NA IME OBODO’’ a program design to bridge a gap between various communities in the State, so as to know what their needs are and on how the government can intervene, explained that in his domain, the major challenge is that of youth restiveness, drug addiction and other social vices, pointing out that the people of Amuzukwu needs urgent assistance from government in this regard.
The royal father further explained that Amuzukwu is an outskirt from the city center, noting that in terms of infrastructure, the people are enjoying a lot of developmental strides from the government, stressing that their youths are their major concern at the moment.
He however highlighted some of the cultural heritage of the community to include their annual new yam festival which comes up between second week of August and the first week of September as well as a Masquerade dance that predates their forefathers known as Daa Mgboro which is played ones in three years and regretted that in the past in the community, twins were born are forbidden, until Mary Slessor came from Scotland and stopped the killing, thereby setting the community free from bondage.
The Ugwu 1 of Amuzukwu further described his people as peaceful and lovely, adding that their receptive nature has brought the community to a limelight as witnessed in their annual new yam festival where visitors throng the community to share in their joy.
He called on the government to ensure that the abandoned uncompleted buildings littered across the community which are owned by the government, are completed so that miscreants will not use the place as a hide out to perpetuate their heinous crimes.
He prayed God to help our leaders at different levels of government to do their best for the people, adding that those in the rural area are suffering untold hardship due to government insensitivity to their plights, maintaining that there should be prompt payment of worker’s salaries to enable them meet their needs. WATCH VIDEO;For publication of your news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials, please send to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org . For more enquiry, please call +234-903-332-9775 or whatsapp +234-803-792-3602. To place advert, please call 08037923602.