The Executive Chairman of Kanke Local Government Council, Hon. Henry Jan Gotip along with his counterpart, the Executive Chairman of Pankshin Local Government Council, Hon. Kakmena Goteng , in its continuous efforts to address the security challenges bedeviling the Pankshin- Kanke road , convened an Emergency Meeting Wednesday 15th December, 2021 to match words with action at the Pankshin Local Government Council headquarters.
The meeting was attended by Kanke Council Chairman, Pankshin Council Chairman, Deputy Chairman of Pankshin LGC, Acting President of Pankshin / Kanke traditional traditional council,
Acting District head of Pankshin,
Village heads of Wuseli, Ballang, Dila, Ballang shipang, Chigwong and Wokkos.
The meeting was aimed at seeking the support of traditional heads to bolster community security and to identify bad eggs living within those communities.
The Forum also discussed extensively on issues of Peace, Progress, Development and well-being of the two Local Government.
After extensively discussion, the meeting received security updates from the two Local Government and arrived at the following resolution(s):
- Observed the need for a sustained synergy and coordinated efforts between the two LGAs in terms of security. The meeting also noted with concern the constraint of the security services and urged for the deployment of more security personnel’s to curb the incensitive attacks on law abiding indigenes by armed robbers during market days and festive seasons.
2.The Traditional Rulers, Village heads appreciated the efforts made so far by the Executive Chairman of Kanke and his counterpart from Pankshin in addressing the key areas of security challenges facing the two Local Governments, and commended them for such collaboration and synergy, they expressed their willingness, solidarity and collaboration with the two Local Government in addressing these challenges particularly the issue of security. It was equally resolved that perpetrators of crimes should be dealt with irrespective of their status in the society.
- Religion leaders, Traditional rulers are to equally mobilize their various communities in checkmating the ugly trend of criminality in their domain.
4.Security operatives should ensure that criminals caught should be properly dealt with and persecuted accordingly.