Gateway to Kubwa Extension II, Arab Road
Residents of Kubwa Extension II relocation settlement, situated along Arab Road in Abuja have called for urgent intervention in establishment of a police post in the area to check constant attacks on innocent residents.
The Vice Chairman Kubwa Extension II, Relocation Association, Mr Francis Bobai who made the call in Abuja, explained that the community was mercilessly attacked last week Tuesday , leaving 5 private security guards badly injured.
Mr Bobai explained that one , out of the 5 injured guards, by name Joel Bulus from Gombe State could not survived the various deep cuts done to his body with matchets, said the creation of a functional police post in the area would curb the excesses of these unrepentant attackers.
His words:” four of our security guards are still at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada and Kubwa Hospital receiving treatment…that is why we are looking for a lasting solution from the government. Some members of the community were kidnapped and ransome was paid by the community and families of the victims. Many times, hoodlums invade our community to rob and matchet residents”
Mr Bobai hinted that the community was also exposed to other unspeakable environmental hazards emanating from the activities of a mining company.
The Immediate Past Chairman of the Association and member Board of Trustees, Mr Augustine Ekwenuya confirmed that the Association had written letter to Bwari Area Council and FCT Minister concerning the cemetery, but no response yet.
Mr Ekwenuya also Lamented that they lived very closed to Usuma Dam yet had no portable water to drink, no hospital, no good road, no electricity and most worrisome, no Basic Public School in the Community.
Also,the Secretary General of the Association, Mr. Promise Nkwuhi Elenwo and others who took turns to narrate the ordeals community members were grappling with, unanimously appealed to FCTA to treat the matters with utmost priority that it deserves, towards restoring the peace of the residents.
Reporting by Remi Johnson, editing by Daniel Adejo