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‘ENTRACO’ men unleash terror again in Owerri, steal priest’s valuables

An Anglican priest, Rev. Canon Chidi Nlemchukwu, at the weekend, had a harrowing experience with men who claimed to be member of the Imo Environmental Transformation Commission (ENTRACO) in Owerri, during which he lost his android phone containing important information and documents.
The cleric, Vicar of St. Philip’s Anglican Church, Ohii in Owerri West LGA of Imo State said that the men, who looked like touts, accosted him at the Garden Park end of Douglas Road as he was negotiating space for sparking his vehicle.
According to him, two had forced themselves into his car and commanded him to move to a spot.
Full text of his narrative reads:
Penultimate Saturday was a day of melancholy for me as I lost my android techno phone to disgruntled elements in the Imo Environmental Transformation Commission (ENTRACO).  Frankly, that deprecatory incident confirmed, to a considerable extent, the pervasive notion that many ENTRACO employees are merely social misfits and daredevil criminals who should be languishing in our nation’s prisons.
Listen to my sad story! Given the road construction going on at Douglas Road, Owerri, the usual parking space for GARDEN PARK customers was closed and thus became inaccessible.  Alternatively, I parked my car by the side of the road but ensured that it did not cause any obstruction to other road users.  Besides, my car was flanked by other vehicles.
Scarcely had I turned off the engine when seemingly from nowhere two men that claimed to be ENTRACO workers forced themselves into my car and “commanded” me to move it to a particular spot.  Shortly, their “oga” joined them and when it dawned on them that they could not get any dime from me, they alighted, entered their “Bus Imo” patrol car and disappeared into thin air.
Unfortunately, I later realized that the android phone I kept on the front seat of my car also vanished with them.  In fact, one of the ENTRACO hoodlums surreptitiously unplugged it from the car charger and made away with it.
As I ruminated over that sad incident, my mind wobbled interminably with myriads of questions. What manner of persons did the administration of Governor Rochas Okorocha employ as ENTRACO officials?  Could it be true that their engagement, as conjectured by many, came as compensation for their roles as electoral thugs?  Was this administration not the one that promised to rid this state of touts during her pre-electoral campaigns?
Furthermore, the lifestyle of most of these ENTRACO “touts”, coupled with their flagrant abuse of human rights, makes their proscription highly imperative.  A stitch in time saves nine!

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