Mayor of Portharcourt City condemns in totality, describes act as barbaric, vows to continue to support security agencies in the quest to unravel the culprit(s)
Mayor of Portharcourt City Hon Victor Ihunwo JP has condemned in totality the trend of serial killing of young ladies in hotels in the state.
Hon Victor Ihunwo spoke at the sideline of the commissioning of The reconstructed and reequipped government craft development centre by Gov Nyesom Wike.
He said since early August when one of the cases was reported about the murder of a lady,Maureen Ewuru in a hotel in D/Line Portharcourt,he has worked closely with security agencies in Portharcourt city to apprehend the culprit(s)behind this evil.
He has directed that hoteliers in Portharcourt City step up their game in the area of security, and ensure that guests are only checked in after proper documentation also close circuit televisions are installed and always in use.
The Divisional Police Officers and the Directorate of State Security are leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that the culprit(s) are tracked, fished out and brought to justice.
Hon Victor Ihunwo expressed his heartfelt condolences to the families of the murdered ladies also advising ladies in Portharcourt to be very mindful of who they associate with.
“I am advising ladies to always disclose their whereabout to close friends and relatives at every point in time,avoid secret movements this period,its for your safety”; Hon Ihunwo advised.
(Chief Press Secretary)
18th September 2019