By Christopher Tom, Uyo.
The Leader of Non Indigenes residing in AKwa Ibom state Hon Dr Sunday Nwara Orie has urged the public to ignore another group that emerged last week to manipulate their members for selfish interest .
Speaking to newsmen in Uyo, the President General of Non Indigenes Wazobia in the state Dr Sunday Orie said he was shocked that some women were misled inaugurate unregistered group under the guise of Non Indigenes Association in the state .
Orie; who is the Chief Executive of Ugo Parker Motors explained that it is dangerous for the public to deal with non registered Union of selfish people out to manipulate non indigenes in the state for their personal gains.
He said the dissident group emerged from the recognized Non Indigenes Association in the state comprising of Igbos, Yorubas , Hausa and other tribes living in the state.
The President General recalled that trouble started in the Association when some greedy members wanted him to adopt some governorship aspirants in the state and extort money from them .
Continuing, he said as a leader of the group in the past years , he advised them to shun such attitude as it was capable to pitch the union against government and other aspirants who may not be comfortable with such development.
He said advised them to wait after party primaries for them to adopt a candidate and work with him.fir the stability and peace in the state as they were not competent to decide in the affairs of the state but can only partner for peace .
“Not satisfied with above explanation the group conscripted some of my Exco members particularly women among us and form another group just to extort money from desperate politicians ”
” I disagree with them in this regard. They can not use the name of Non Indigenes residing in AKwa Ibom to play partisan politics.”
” I have lived in this state for many years and have seen how political activities are conducted . I would not allow my members to take side with any politician to avoid rancour ”
He therefore urged security Agencies to arrest anybody or group of persons parading themselves as Executive of Non Indigenes Association in AKwa Ibom state.”
” I have sent letters to Governor Udom Emmanuel , the Commisioner of Police, Director of State Security Service and other sister Agencies to be alert for any impostor and bring them to book accordingly”