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Cultism: Rivers community lost 400 to cultists



Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

EKPEYE ethnic group in Ahoada East and Ahoada West Local Governments Areas of Rivers State said on Thursday that their community lost over 400 of its indigenes within two years to cult-related killings.

 One of the leaders in the area and a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Chibudom Nwuche, disclosed this when he paid a solidarity visit to Eze Ekpeye Logbo, His Royal Majesty, Eze Robinson O. Robinson, to mark the Yuletide at his hometown in Odiereke community, Ahoada West LGA.

Speaking at the monarch’s palace, Nwuche said the communities of Ekpeye were still in shock over the recent cult killings in the area.

Nwuche explained that several innocent citizens of the area were killed with some of them beheaded, even as he observed that peace had returned because of the amnesty programme of the state government.

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