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Youths to protest continual attacks on Rivers waterways

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The Kula
Kingdom Graduate Association (KKGA) says it will embark on a peaceful protest
against the incessant attacks on commuters on the waterways to Kula in
Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers.

Mr Donald
Sukubo, the Public Relations Officer of KUGA, in Port Harcourt on Monday said
that the people of Kula were most affected by the criminal activities.
He said the
activities of the unidentified youths had greatly affected commercial
activities on the waterways and had led to the death of many indigenes of the
According to
Sukubo, the Rivers government is yet to show serious concern about the
“It is a
pity that the Rivers Government is yet to prove to us that as a government it is
concerned and ready to protect her citizens on the waterways.
“Security of
life and property is the primary responsibility of government at all levels; so
as government, it cannot pretend to be blind or deaf to the issue.
“The Kula
menace is persistent and unbearable because our fishermen cannot go to the
river, traders can’t do business again and commercial activities are crippled,”
he said.
Sukubo, who
also accused politicians of making use of thugs to terrorise those plying the
marine route, vowed that his group would take the protest to the Government
House, police as well as other security agencies in the state.

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