The Chairman of the Midwest Bar Forum – Chief G.C . Igbokwe SAN, FCIarb UK, has called for the immediate release of 3 Members of the Forum. He stated that the Lawyers should be released unhurt as they only went to do their official duties as Lawyers to their Clients and should not be victims of kidnapping as they are the ones that fight for the Rule of Law.
The Chairman called on the Governors of Edo State and Delta State to put up a strong security corridor and a strong security architecture to protect the lives of their Citizens.
The Chairman said contact is being made with the family members of the victims of who are Members of the Forum “to give them some shoulders to lean on in these trying times”.
The Statement released by the Publicity Secretary of the Forum -Douglas Ogbankwa Esq., added:
“The Midwest Bar Forum calls on local intelligence policing to surmount the intractable challenge of getting credible intelligence to curb the menance of Kidnapping , within the Edo States axis.”