On the 11 January 2021 Bonny Island was on lockdown as occupants of bonny kingdom gather up at the Coal Beach to protects the relentless assaults on sea fearers along the Bonny – Port Harcourt ocean rout by some unknown sea pirates who ransack, damage, kill or hijack their casualties.
As per the coordinators, the Protest is Tagged #EndSeaPiracy will take off by 7am at the Coal Beach, from where they will walk through the roads to the King Perekule Palace, near Ikuba Square in the Madupolo area of the town of Bonny Island.
From that point the protest party will walk through the Mission Road and afterward through Hospital Road to the Secretariat of the Bonny Local Government Council.
From data gathered from posts on the Facebook dividers of a portion of the instigators, the dissidents will at the two crossroads present a 5 guide interest toward the Amanyanabo and Natural Ruler of Bonny Kingdom, His Majesty, King Edward William Dappa Pepple III, Con, Perekule XI, and the Chairman of Bonny Local Government Area, David Irimagha.
His Majesty, King Edward Asimini William Dappa Pepple III, CON, Perekule XXI
The five point requests incorporate
1) Set up and keep up security house boats and gunboats with a rescue vehicle at key focuses along the Port Harcourt-Bonny ocean course.
2) The Federal Government, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the Rivers State Government should investigate the Bonny Ring Road venture to help security in the island towns in Bonny and set up network observation group for our ocean courses.
Chairmain, Bonny LGA, David Irimagha
Others are 3) Ensure boats and all voyaging offices or gear (life coat, motor, and so forth) are in acceptable condition and sufficient for tasks. 4) Public profiling of all boat drivers and proprietors including those handling the town courses; and 5) Create a remuneration store for casualties of ocean robbery.
A few occupants, who addressed Kristina Reports state the dissent has gotten essential due to the relentless and unabating assaults on voyagers on the Bonny-Port Harcourt ocean course, noticing that the new on explorers getting back to Bonny Town from Dema Abbey Community on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 was the tallness of dread being seen by the individuals of the territory.
BANIGO 5: Still in imprisonment
Pillaging ocean privateers assaulted two boats shipping travelers to Bonny on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at about 8pm, killing two – Macdonald Ibifubara Banigo and Kingsley Tamunodienye Allison – in the wake of lashing them pitilessly on the head with oars and butchering their bodies with blades and other perilous weapons, while requesting the rest into the chilling water to suffocate.
This was coming two days shy of four months since the abduct of five individuals from the network, Thompson Allison, Sunny Hart, Daniel Hart, Theophilus Ibiama, and Dagogo Jackmay via ocean privateers at a burial service at Banigo Community on September 12, 2020.
This set off a series of unsettling among inhabitants who pledged to fight the disappointment of the pertinent specialists to checkmate the proceeded with attack on the streams around Bonny LGA by yet-to-be-distinguished gangsters.