The Commissioner of Police, Abia State C. Ene, yesterday paid a working visit to Bende Local Government Area.
According to the Police Boss, the visit is part of his effort to familiarize with the various Local Government areas in the state, to enable him to terms with the peculiar challenges of every area.
He went ahead to commend the Local Government Transition Chairman, Hon. P. C Onyegbu for his rare leadership qualities which has ensured that Bende, irrespective of how large it is has continued to enjoy peace.
Responding, the Chairman Hon. Onyegbu thanked the Police Boss for his efforts towards making Abia one of the most peaceful states in Nigeria.
He reminded the Commissioner of the upheavals between Fulani herdsmen and some community in Bende and appealed that he wades in to ensure that the peace that has been restored remains permanent.
Dignitaries at the event include, the Area Commander Ohafia, the Force PPRO Ogbonna Geoffrey, the Chief of Staff to the LGA chairman Hon. Chuks Okorie, the Secretary of the Local Government, Hon. Ebere Onu, the Two DPO of Uzuakoli and Bende, the President General of Bende town Union among others.