As part of efforts to stem the ugly trend of strangling young women to death in hotels and other places.
The Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo has advised young people especially Women to exercise extreme caution in their social lives,
In a statement from the Government House in Port Harcourt on Monday 16th September, 2019 issued by head of press unit deputy governor’s office OWUPELE BENEBO, Dr. Banigo said “as a mother who has gone through the three trimesters of pregnancy and labour she understands how it feels to lose a grown up child in such a gruesome manner”.
She also warned them not to follow friends or strangers to any destination or business meeting without notifying family members of their movement, stressing that they must resist the temptation of accepting lifts, food or drinks from strangers to avoid being drugged, abducted, raped or killed.
The statement further advised people to ensure that there is a little air time in their phones to call or send sms for help in the event of an emergency.