The Enogie of Ologbo Dukedom, Prince Owen Akenzua in an effort to restore total peace and unity among the people recently appointed a Community Liaison Officer to bridge the communication gap between the Binis and the Itsekiris.
But that peace seems to have been fractured since Johnson Atseleghe was released from detention as investigation reveals that the prime suspect has allegedly boasted to further commit more crime and also threatened the lives of some people. Angered by this development, the people of Ologbo Dukedom took to the streets to protest to the Ministry for Justice in Benin City, the Edo State Capital.
The protests also urged the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, the Oba of Benin kingdom, Ewuare the Second, the Police and all other relevant government agencies to rescue them from the alleged hostilities of Chief Johnson Atseleghe.
The protesters who are mainly Youths marched through the streets of Benin City so that peace can return to Ologbo Dukedom. Mr Benson Ayokotse, Charles Asokuarami, John Ogie and Rowland Maye spoke to Newsmen over the allegations of threat to their lives.
Edo State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Yinka- Omorege urged the protesters to be peaceful as the onus lies on the criminal justice system to evacuate the evidence before it to deliver judgement.
The Enogie of Ologbo Dukedom has continuously maintained that the peace and unity of the people irrespective of their ethnic background remains his top priority.