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Attacks: Unknown gunmen are our young men, women – Gov Umahi

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Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has stated that the unknown gunmen liable for the rising safety challenges within the South-Jap a part of the nation are indigenes of the area.

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Umahi defined that the unknown gunmen should not actually unknown, including that they’re younger women and men who ought to shield the curiosity of the South East as leaders of tomorrow.

The governor spoke on Channels Tv’s Dawn Day by day programme on Tuesday.

Defend yourselves, stations from gunmen assault – Umahi tells Police

Umahi, who additionally decried the killing of among the safety operatives within the line of obligation, urged the younger individuals within the area to cease giving themselves to be killed.

The governor stated, “When you’ve got infested firewood, the ants will certainly come over there.

“Let our individuals come out to talk out that the unknown gunmen should not actually unknown gunmen, they’re our younger women and men who will defend our land tomorrow; they need to cease giving themselves to be killed.”

He added, “Let our individuals cease confronting the safety companies. With out burning properties of the federal government, there will probably be no want for the deployment of safety operatives and once they’re deployed, you can not inform them tips on how to do the job once they’re confronted with loss of life.

“Loads of them have misplaced their lives; they’ve households. We now have to additionally know that the lives of the safety operatives are the lives of our brothers and sisters, we’re killing ourselves and it ought to cease.”

DAILY POST recollects that unknown gunmen numbering over twenty attacked Ugbuodo police divisional headquarters in Ebonyi Native Authorities Space and killed one police officer in Might.

Additionally, in April, unknown gunmen attacked a financial institution and killed a police officer, whereas three civilians have been reportedly shot and dispossessed of their valuables at Onueke market in Ezza South Native Authorities Space of Ebonyi State.

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