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Omo-Agege tasks Police, Army on killings in Delta communities

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Omo-Agege tasks Police, Army on killings in Delta communities

Ovie Omo-Agege

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has charged the Nigeria Police and Army  to bring the suspected herdsmen, who allegedly killed eight persons last Thursday in Uwheru Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
Suspected herdsmen allegedly aided by soldiers, were said to have last Thursday, attacked Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror, and other communities of Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

They reportedly killed over eight persons with several others sustaining serious injuries and property, including farms, destroyed.

Omo-Agege, who condemned in strong terms, the killing through a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga,
called on the Nigeria Police to immediately bring the suspected herdsmen who carried out the unprovoked attacks to justice.
While also charging the Nigerian Army to fish out its personnel alleged to have accompanied the killers to perpetuate the heinous crime, the deputy senate president called on security agencies to restore normalcy to the affected communities, even as he appealed for calm.
He said: “I condemn the unprovoked attacks and killing of my constituents and the destruction of their property by suspected herdsmen.

“The attacks on Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror and other communities of Uwheru Kingdom, is one too many.

“I call on security agencies to bring the perpetrators to book by ensuring that they face the wrath of the law.

“I assure the people of Uwheru Kingdom that this matter will not swept under the carpet and that the full weight of the law will brought on those found culpable”.

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