Ado council boss condemns attack on Okpobula

By Nancy Adanu

The Ado Local Government Chairman, James Oche has described as dastardly and inhuman, the attack on Okpobula community of Apa Ward in the local government that has led to the death of many and destruction of properties worth millions of naira.

The council boss has also called on relevant security agencies to, “as a matter of urgency, proceed against the assailants, get them arrested and prosecute them, in line with the Nigerian penal code law,” he stated.

Information available to our source revealed that, on or about the early hours of November 7, 2022, some persons whose identity is yet to be ascertained but strongly suspected to be bandits of Uffiom from Ebonyi State unleashed mayhem on the community, killing indiscriminately, destroying properties and several persons have been reported dead while others are missing.

The development has sent shivers down the spine of neighbouring communities who have taken to their heels.

Further information available to The Voice revealed that, by the instruction and communication of the chairman, security agents have reported been dispatched to the area and normalcy has since returned.

Mr Oche is also said to have intimated higher authorities of the development and enhanced support is anticipated in a short while.

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