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Igbo group tasks Uzodinma to brace up over killings in Imo



The youth wing of an Igbo stress group, Orluzurumee Cultural Union (OCU), has frowned on the grotesque homicide of two conventional rulers in Imo State.

DAILY POST recollects that unknown gunmen killed some conventional rulers throughout their assembly at Nnenasa neighborhood, Njaba Native Authorities Space in Orlu extraction of Imo State, final Tuesday.

The slain Imo monarchs had been, Eze Anayochukwu Durueburuo, Obi of Okwudor Autonomous Group, and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Ihebineowerre Group.

Reacting to the ugly incident through a press launch forwarded to DAILY POST on Sunday, Orluzurumee Cultural Union, referred to as on Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State to urgently convene stakeholders and safety convention past get together traces to be able to cease the incessant killings in Orlu zone of the state.

The discharge was collectively signed by the group’s Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Ikemba Don Uba; the Nationwide Secretary, Comrade Desmond Ugwumba; and Prince Arthur Madumere, Nationwide President, MISPON, on the finish of the nationwide government council assembly which deliberated on the overall safety scenario in Orlu.

The group additionally tasked safety businesses within the state perform their assigned duties with utmost diligence and professionalism.

The Igbo sociocutural group additional frowned on the unwarantteed arrest and further judicial killings of members with out correct investigations, urging them to stop since an accused is presumed harmless till a reliable court docket of regulation says in any other case.


The group additionally referred to as on Governor Uzodinma to as a matter of public curiosity, represent a panel of inquiry into the killings thus far in Orlu, stressing that it could help in attending to the roots of the matter.

Based on the group, “Orlu zone isn’t recognized for spilling of human blood and human life as everyone knows is sacred and treasured in Igbo land. Due to this fact, the killings and frequent gunshots by yet-to-be recognized individuals are an aberration and alien to us.

“Regardless of the grievances or the motives of these behind the incessant killings and destruction of personal and public property, such can by no means be within the general curiosity of all.

“It’s most worrisome that whereas concern and panic pervade the Orlu, state actors seem helpless and overwhelmed. The standard rulers had been killed just some poles away from military checkpoint alongside the Orlu/Owerri expressway leaves a lot to be desired.

“All fingers should be on deck to arrest this example, as we put together to carry a safety/financial summit together with conventional rulers, neighborhood leaders, politicians and stakeholders to nip the ugly scenario within the bud. The pre safety summit will happen in Abuja, whereas the principle summit will maintain in Orlu in November”.

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