By Ignatius Okorocha
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege on Sunday condemned the killing of eight persons in Uwheru Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
He called on the Nigeria Police to immediately bring the suspected herdsmen who carried out the unprovoked attacks to justice, and further charged the Nigerian Army to fish out its personnel who were alleged to have been complicit in perpetuating the heinous crime.
On Thursday, suspected herdsmen allegedly aided by soldiers, attacked Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror, and other communities of Uwheru Kingdom, leaving no fewer than eight persons dead and several others sustaining seriously injuried, with property, farms, and household items destroyed.
Omo-Agege 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. And 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”.