Comr. Daniel stated that his boss, His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State is worried over the situation, pleading that restoring peace in the area within this festive period will be deeply appreciated.
, declaring that they will continue to partner with him in ensuring a peaceful and stronger Delta which according to him is inline with the state Governor’s agenda.
Speaking further, Admiral Dewu stated that the Nigerian Navy in collaboration with other security agencies are on top of the situation in Burutu Local Government, admitting that there are actually security threats in the area, adding that his men are dealing with the situation now.
The Commander further reveals that there is already a man hunt for the criminal elements that have recently made the waterways insecure, maintaining that some of the suspects involved in the act has been apprehended by NNS DELTA and has since been handed over to the appropriate law enforcement agency for prosecution.
He said while there is a serious man hunt for the alleged leader of the criminal gang terrorizing the area, there is also a security arrangement to dislodge any criminal camp found in the local government and beyond.
Meanwhile, Admiral Dewu assured Deltans, particularly citizens of the riverine communities that insecurity in the waterways will soon become a thing of the past as they are tracking the leader and others in the criminal gang.