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Address Herdsmen Killing Of Citizen, PDP To Uzodimma


 Peoples Democratic Party, Imo State, Press Statement On Agwa Killing

Address Imo people On Alleged Killing Of Agwa Oguta Citizen by Herdsmen, Imo PDP Tasks Uzodimma

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State is squarely appalled that after one week of the sad incident of the alleged killing of Citizen Ozoemena Iliaka of Agwa Community in Oguta Local Government Area of the State by herdsmen, nothing official has been heard from Government House, Owerri.

This party feels it is high time Senator Uzodimma addressed the State and the people on the worrisome incident that has been creating tension not only in that LGA, but also in other LGAs with presence of herdsmen.

Our party feels that the fact that the alleged murder of Citizen Ozoemena Iliaka was linked to an alleged attack by herdsmen warrants the serious attention and reaction of the current regime.

This party feels disturbed that so far after one week, not a word has been heard from Douglas House.

Does it mean that people in power in Imo State did not get information about the dastard incident?

Or is the regime silent because the alleged death of an Imo citizen in the hands of the herdsmen is of no consequence(s)?

The Imo PDP is worried just as many well-meaning Imolites are.

Besides the reported efforts of the Honourable Member representing Oguta State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Hon. Barr. Frank Ugboma, there is no other evidence of government involvement in the tensed situation in Oguta LGA.

The alleged attacks by herdsmen had resulted in the death of Citizen Ozoemena Iliaka of Agwa Community in Oguta LGA.

Our party, therefore, hereby calls on Senator Hope Uzodimma to, as a matter of urgency and importance, address Imo people on the circumstances that led to the sad killing of the citizen.

This party is convinced that the such a grievous incident demands for thorough inquiry and investigation that should come up with the immediate and remote cause(s) of the attack and resultant loss of life.

Our party expects that such inquiry should also proffer recommendations that will forestall any reoccurrence in the future. The life of every Imo citizen should matter and be of concern to this regime.


Ogubundu Nwadike
Ag. State Publicity Secretary

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