Following the increasing spate of vices and societal ills in the area, the former Vice Chairman of Eket Local Government, Hon. Ekanem Willie, has advocated for the establishment of a divisional police station in Okon Eket geopolitical zone.
Mr. Willie made the plea at the recent security summit held at the palace of the clan head of Okon, Etebom Akpabio Ekpoton Inyang, and had in attendance the newly posted Divisional Police Officer in Eket, Supol Ben Akam Obin and other security chiefs.
Hon Ekanem Willie noted that the presence of the Police in the area will put at bay, the activities of criminals which he said, has made the area an unsafe haven for residents.
He thanked the conveners of the meeting, saying it was a step in the right direction to curb insecurity in the area.
He also advised youths of the area to desist from acts as robbery, kidnapping, cultism, etc, and rather get engaged in productive ventures for their future’s sake.