Reps to IGP: Fish out killers of NYSC members

The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, to identify and arrest the killers of Samuel Okonta and other National Youth Service Corps, NYSC members across the country.

The House also urged the Federal Government to put adequate security measures in place for all serving youth corps members throughout the federation.
Okonta, an ad hoc
staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC was killed in the Rivers rerun elections which held on Saturday, March 19.

The resolutions of the House was sequel to a motion of urgent public importance sponsored by Hon Segun Adekola.
While moving the motion on the floor, the law maker noted that incidents of this nature are becoming too rampant with little or no regard for the lives of the corps members who are on national assignment across the country.

The resolution of the House was sequel to a motion sponsored by Honourable Segun Adekola, chairman,  House Committee on Youths Development,  entitled: “Motion on the gruesome murder of Samuel Okonta, a serving corps member in Rivers State.”

He also said “incidents of this nature are becoming too rampant with little or no regard for the lives of the youth corps members who are on national assignment across the country.”

He also noted that “There is the urgent need to take drastic action to nip further shedding of innocent blood of our youths in the bud by taking concrete steps in fostering the security of lives of our corps members.”

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