National PCRC brokers peace between factions in Anambra
By Juliana Nwachukwu
IRKED by the lingering crisis in Anambra State between two factions of Police Community Relations Committee(PCRC), the national body of PCRC, weekend, brokered peace between the two warring factions.
National chairman of the committee, Alhaji Mogaji Olaniyan Ibraheem, who led the national executive team to broker the peace, had after hearing from all the warring factions at a closed door meeting held at the state police headquarters’ hall, Amawbia, asked all to sheath their sword and work in harmony with one another.
Ibraheem, who shortly on arrival, paid a courtesy call on the state Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, urged everyone to carry the PCRC interest above what he described as personal or parochial interest.
He however extended the tenure of the incumbent state chairman of the committee, J. C. Ezenwankwo to December, this year and appointed Chief Victor Agubis i(Action Chairman), who led a rival faction and chairman of PCRC, Onitsha Police Area Command, as an officer of PCRC in the Southeast Zone.
He disclosed that his reconciliation team had already stormed Ebonyi State, reconciled their differences before coming to Anambra State, adding that their next target was Enugu State, from where to other states of the federation,.
He further announced that a new automated Identity Cards would be issued to members to invalidate all existing identity cards in possession of members throughout the federation.
Responding, Chief Agubisi, who felt elated for the wisdom exhibited by the national chairman in resolving the lingering crisis in Anambra PCRC, even when he is only about six or seven months old in office, conferred a chieftaincy title of “Agunechemba 1 of Igbo land”, (the lion that protects the people of Igbo land), on the national chairman.
Also responding, Chief Ezenwankwo, the state chairman praised Ibraheem for his vision and timely intervention in the resolution of the misunderstanding.