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Imo: It’s new form of banditry – Gov Uzodinma reacts as gunmen kill traditional rulers

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Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, has reacted to the killing of conventional rulers within the State.

Uzodinma described the killing as a brand new type of banditry.

This was as he vowed to make sure that these accountable are arrested and made to face the wrath of the legislation.

Unknown gunmen had invaded a gathering of conventional rulers in Nnenasa neighborhood, Njaba Native Authorities Space of the state on Tuesday.

Two conventional rulers have been stated to have been killed by the gunmen, whereas others have been taken away.

Reacting, Uzodinma vowed to make sure that such by no means occurred once more.

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Bloody Tuesday in Imo as gunmen kill two conventional rulers, abduct others

Addressing a press convention final evening, the governor stated: “The scenario could be very pathetic and condemnable. This can be a new dimension to the banditry within the state, the place they now assault conventional rulers gathered in a corridor for his or her regular assembly, with the council chairman presiding.

“All I do know is that we’ll take it very severely, and we should exit to each size to make sure that these behind that crime are delivered to guide.

“We are going to by no means permit such factor to occur once more within the state. We are going to actually go after them.

“It’s a really critical offence. It’s unacceptable, condemnable, and we’ll by no means permit those that did it to go scot-free.”

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