Saturday, 15 September 2012

Enugu community alleges attacks by neighbours

THE people of Umuode
Town in Nkanu East
local government area
of Enugu State have
sent a save- our- soul,
SOS, message to the
state government and
security agencies over
alleged attack by their
neighboring Oruku
The message is
contained in separate
letters to Governor
Sullivan Chime and the
state police
commissioner as well
as the State Security
Service, SSS, Director,
by the town union
executive committee
led by Honorable
Emma Omaba, a former
Accusing the Oruku
community of
launching relentless
armed attacks against
its people since
September 4 “without
challenge from four
mobile police officers
stationed in the area
because they have not
been instructed to
repeal the ferocious
attackers with force” ,
the town union
executive committee
stated that Umuode
people lost seven
houses since hostilities
resumed between the
It said that the victims
include Maurice Edeh,
an erstwhile
Commissioner for
Agriculture in Enugu
State, whose new
house “ was at the
roofing level”.

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