One of the indigene (Name with-held) said; "What is the offence of the people? If tomorrow they join the Biafran state struggle, the government will take up arms against them. The people desire simple things like light, water and road and you have their loyalty. What is one Nigeria if such a large area can be marginalized for this long?"
Other areas that have been in such situation include; Aghalokpe in Okpe Local Government Area and the surrounding villages.
The reason given by BEDC is non-payment of bills over 8years. The people had insisted they've been paying their bills. The question none seems to answer is 'where has the money been going to?'