THE House of Representatives on Tuesday directed the Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idriss to immediately swing into action and fish out killers of a 42-year-old Preacher, Mrs Eunice Elisha, who was hacked to death in the early hours of last Saturday in Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
It also urged the FCT administration to demolish all shanties across the territory where miscreants were said to be hiding and from where they attack innocent citizens.
This followed the adoption of a motion brought under matters of urgent national importance by Honourable Babatunde Gabriel Kolawole at the resumption of plenary yesterday,
The House presided by the Speaker, Hon Yakubu Dogara, after observing a minute silence in honour of the late mother and wife of Redeemed pastor, Olawale Elisha from Ikare-Akoko in Ondo State, resolved to raise a delegation to commiserate with the deceased’s family.
Kolawole, had, while moving the motion on the floor of the chamber, lamented that the incident had caused ethnic tension in the Federal Capital Territory because there have been claims she was killed by extremists while others said that they were miscreants.
He stressed the need for the House to be proactive to prevent the breakdown of law and order and avert further loss of lives.
Late Mrs Elisha was allegedly murdered by some unidentified miscreants who were said to be annoyed by her early morning preaching of the gospel a few meters away from her house in the area.