Cooperate With Boundary Commission, Wada Tells Ibaji, Anambra Community

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Kogi State Governor Idris Wada has called on communities around the disputed boundary between the state and Anambra State to cooperate with the National Boundary Commission, to conclude the delineation of the area.

Wada made the call at the weekend when he received Director-General of the National  Boundary Commission, (NBC) Dr. Muhammed Ahmed.

He said he would reach out to the Governor of Anambra State, Willy Obiano, to also prevail on youths in Aguleri community to embrace peace.

Wada assured the NBC that the Kogi State government would do everything possible to ensure successful completion of the exercise.

He said the boundary between the two states had been in place since the period of the Northern and Eastern region of Nigeria, adding that the on-going delineation exercise by the NBC is aimed at defining the area properly.

He called on youths and elders of the areas to embrace peace so that the delineation exercise could be concluded as soon as possible.

Earlier, NBC Director-General, Dr. Muhammed Ahmed said proper delineation would prevent conflict among people living in the disputed areas.

He said the commission was in the state to seek further cooperation of the government and people of Kogi State on how to overcome challenges hindering completion of the delineation exercise.

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