The Enogie of Evbo-Ewedo community His Royal Highness Osarenoguwa Onaghise and the Odionwere of the community Ada Idunmwonti and its inhabitants in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State have cried out over alleged intimidation and harassment by members of the defunct CDA alledgedly led by one Mr Paul Aghase Airfuwa.
Wellington Akodeja reports that the community raised the alarm as some of its members have been arrested by the police on spurious allegations.
Women of Ewedo community appealing to constituted authorities to come to their aid arising from alleged harassment and intimidation by some members of the disbanded CDA members.
The Enogie of the community His Royal Highness Osarenoguwa Onaghise and the Odionwere Pa Ada Idumnwonyi said since the law passed by the state house of Assembly proscribing CDA’S nad subsequent pronouncement takeover of affairs of villages and communities by the Enogie, Odionwere and Elders did not, go down well with as they have members of the defunct CDA’S as they allegedly unleashed terror on the community with paid Aifuwa said to be leading the group.
Some community members who frowned at the development speak.
In a swift reaction Mr. Paul Aghase Aifuwa who is being accused of leading he said he has been law abiding since the proscription of CDA, maintain that he was not signatory to the petition which led to the arrest of some community members.
When contacted, the police public relations officers zone headquarters Benin DSP Emeka Ihenacho said the police acted upon the petition written against the activities of some community members, as investigation is on to ascertain the authenticity of the claim.
The Enogie of Evbo-Ewedo His Royal Highness Osarenoguwa Onaghise said he will Honour his Invitation to police zone five headquarters Benin City scheduled for 13th of this month.