Benin branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has threatened not to represent kidnappers and armed robbery suspects in the state if Edo ace musician, Osayomore Joseph and the Executive Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Parks, Mr. Andy Ehanire were not released immediately.
In a communique signed by its chairman, Barr. Ede Asenoguan and Secretary, Osazuwa Omonuwa and made available to newsmen, the NBA condemned the spate of insecurity in the state.
It said plans were on to convene a security summit where all relevant stakeholder will converge to brainstorm and fashion out the way forward.
The NBA urged the state police command to “sharpen their strategies with a view to adequately confronting the security challenge being foisted on the state by clandestine activities of these hoodlums and their collaborators.
“Those responsible for the kidnap and continued abduction of Mr Ehanire and Ambassador Osayomore Joseph should release them immediately and unconditionally.
“That the Bar shall be forced to resume the withdrawal of her services to kidnap and armed robbery suspects in the state if the situation does not improve. That concerted efforts of all other security agencies in the state should work in tandem with the Edo state Police Command to confront these twin evil of kidnapping and armed robbery currently ravaging the peace of the state.
“That all residents of the state should be sensitive and ready to assist all the security agencies with relevant information in order to flush out the activities of these criminal minded persons in our midst”.
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Author: Osagie Otabor, Benin