CR: Bakassi Council Takes Over Management Of Tony Beach, To Determine Ownership


The Bakassi Local Government Council has taken over the management of “Tony Beach” at Ikang with immediate following  clashes by some individuals in the area over its ownership 

The decision was taken  at the council’s  security meeting which was presided by the Chairman of Bakassi Local Government Area, Hon Chief Iyadim Amboni Iyadim and attended by all the military and paramilitary heads assigned to the area with the aim of  averting threats  to lives and property in the area

According to the Chairman, a three man interim management committee has been put in place to manage the beach for 90 days pending the outcome of an investigation by the council’s peace and security committee to  determine its actual owner 

The three man interim management committee has Chief Okon Bassey as its Chairman while Mr Bassey Nathaniel and and the Special Adviser- Peace and Security, Mr Efffiong Etim Okon will serve as members

Iyadim, who led the security council members  to the beach, urged operators at the beach to cooperate with the committee while awaiting the results of the white paper to determine its actual  owner while calling on the Chairman of the committee to ensure revenue is collected from the agricultural produce that come in through the beach.

He called a cordial relationship between the committee and the beach operators to ensure smooth business in the area devoid of clash of inter

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