Creek security increased

One person killed in incident on Tuesday.

Heavy Security, Marine Police Deployed on A’Ibom, Cross River Waterways to Cheek Miscreants

Okon Bassey in Uyo

Security has been beefed up along the waterways linking Itu and Ibiono local government areas of Akwa Ibom State with neighbouring Odukpani local government area of Cross River State to dislodge sea pirates and miscreants from continuous attack of innocent citizens operating from the creeks joining the two sister states.

Newly posted Commissioner of Police to Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Murtala U. Mani who spoke to Thisday during an interview on Wednesday noted that due to the poor road network in the areas, the only means of transportation from Okopedi in Ibiono, Itu, and Eniong and Ito axis in Cross River state to Arochukwu in Abia state was the waterways.

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