Criminal Activities At Lowest Ebb In Delta, Says Uduaghan

By FIDELIS EGUGBO
DELTA State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has said criminal activities are at their lowest ebb in the state due to proactive actions of security operatives.
The Governor dropped the hint yesterday when the outgoing Commander of NNS, Delta, Warri, Commander Musa Gemu introduced his successor, Commander Aliyu Sule to the Governor and members of the state executive council at Government House, Asaba.
According to the Governor, criminal activities have greatly reduced in the state and gave kudos to the Nigerian Navy which he observed have made the waterways in the state safe.
“After the Niger Delta crisis, we still have flashes and fallout of the crisis like kidnapping, armed robbery, sea piracy but these have greatly reduced now because of the roles the Navy and other security agencies have played”, the Governor said.
He added, “that you were able to ensure free movement and security on our waterways which were as a result of the strategic roles of our security agencies and it also ensured a peaceful elections”.
Governor Uduaghan reiterated, “I wish to congratulate Commodore Gemu for a successful tenure in the state. No doubt, you had challenging periods, especially during the Ugborodo crisis but the way you comported yourself and managed the peace process was commendable; we are grateful for the role you played in ensuring that there was a successful ground breaking ceremony of the Gas City project”.
While wishing Commodore Gemu success on his new posting, Dr. Uduaghan challenged Commodore Sule to improve on the current security situation in the waterways and the state in general.
Commodore Gemu had in his speech, thanked the Delta State governor for his assistance to security agencies in the state and assured him that the Navy would always carry out its traditional functions of securing the waterways.