The leaders of the groups signed the peace agreement in Port Harcourt to put an end to all forms of hostilities and criminality in the area.
“We the youths of Emohua have come to realize that killing one another is not the best for us. We appreciate your concern for the way we have been living our lives. Please take us as your children. Find a way to empower us. Please in doing this, do not discriminate. We are one. We are all indigenes of Emohua community,” he said.
However, some Nigerians took to social media to react over the development on @AskPHPeople Twitter page.
One Ijaw philosopher [@Tweetestboi_ph] was quick to say;
“Nonsense, lock them up”
VËÈKTËŔ AMÄDÎ [@OgaSenator] noted;
“My thought? See…while this is a temporary solution, i am amazingly disappointed how government can sit on the same table with cultists/criminals that kill and terrorise its citizens without arresting all of them.. I also heard dat they put dem on pay roll. Like are you kidding me?
Why won’t young boys now be tempted to join cult? The government are compromised here…who knows…maybe because they were used during and after elections for their shady dealings. I can’t believe this. Arrest all of them. Jesus Christ..This is unbelievable. Are you trying to tell me violence pay in this country. I am from Rivers State, Ikwerre, Ubima. I am ashamed to say 60% of the youths in my community are not graduates. They resort to kidnapping, sale of land (Of which they kill or pray for the death of their parents or siblings). Criminal activities and now cultism.. Seems it now pays.
Billarge [@19chikaejie] said;
“So the Governor and the LGA Chairman know those who have been perpetrating mayhem on that road for months now and refused to fish them out. Wike thank you for making us such jokes in this state.”
While Miller JR [@_MJR7_] stated;