Victims of the alleged De-Villa land scam in Rivers State have called on the Governor Nyeson Wike and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to, as a matter of urgency intervene to recover their lands.
They made the call during a protest in Port Harcourt, Friday, alleging that their lives are being threatened by Mr. Kelly Nworgu, the owner of the estate.
Speaking during the protest, the Spokesperson of the group, Mr Chibuike Prince, a native of Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers state and one of the victims of fake land sales, appealed on the Rivers state Governor, Commissioner of Police in the state and all security agents to come to intervene.
According to him: “The people standing here are victims of Land Fraud at IPO in Ikwerre Local Government Area behind Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers state Nigeria by one Mr Kelly Nworgu of Abia State under disguise of land developer.
“We took this matter to court and what we are seeing is threat upon threat now and then, threaten our potential witness in the matter even when we are ready to proof our case beyond reasonable doubt that the man and his company has defrauded us up to billions of naira under the pretense that he has land for sale.
“He has been sending people to warn us to withdraw our matter in court, or stand chance of losing our lives one by one.
“We, therefore, call on Governor Nyesom Wike, Commissioner of Police, State security agents and other security agencies to intervene to avoid loss of lives, we don’t want any bloodshed in Rivers state any more.
“We call on President Muhammad Buhari to use his anti-corruption agency to save other Nigerians of all manner of fraudsters.”