Henceforth, Any traditional Ruler in Cross River State who is involved in kidnapping directly or indirectly, will be exposed to the Security Agencies,no matter his connections in the Society.
The decision was reached at the end of a meeting of the traditional Rulers with the owner of Arthur-Jarvis University whose school was attacked recently by kidnappers.
Speaking after the meeting with the Clan and Village heads as well as Security agencies, Chairman of Cross River State Traditional Rulers Council, Etim Ene-okon warned his colleagues that it will no more be business as usual.
The Chairman who is also the Paramount Ruler of Bakassi local government area, said the consequences of their actions will not be good to the society, when caught.
Speaking on the recent Kidnap case in Arthur-Jarvis University, Founder of the School Arthur-Jarvis Archibong and a security representative Asuquo Okon, assured the Community and Students that such will not happen again.
The Cross River State Government had recently lamented the increase in kidnap cases in Akpabuyo and Bakassi local government areas, saying such cases of abduction could be stopped by the traditional rulers in their areas.