Ohaneze Laments Over Killings In Igboland

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has expressed deep concern over the continuous attacks and killings by unknown gunmen in the South-East region.

Ohaneze expressed worry over recent killings in Enugu and the ongoing destruction of lives in Anambra by gunmen.

The group called on those involved in the killings to stop, stating that “enough is enough.”

Leader of  Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, Okwu Nnabuike, stated this in a statement issued on Sunday.

VANTAGE NEWS reports that unknown gunmen have killed many people in Enugu, Imo and Anambra States in the past one week.

The statement read partly, “We are in deep pains over the previous lives wasted again in the hands of some strange persons operating under the guise of unknown gunmen.

“Within the past few weeks, several persons, including security operatives have also paid the supreme price. This is totally condemnable and unacceptable.

“Igbo people are known to be peaceful people; they are known to be respecters of the sanctity of blood. This is why we are still at a loss on the motive and those behind this carnage.

“Be that as it may, we are calling on the State Governments to rise to the occasion. It does appear that the Federal Government controlled security apparatus are sitting on the fence.

“To this end, the State Governments should step up action with both conventional and unconventional approach to tackle this menace once and for all.

“We have had enough bloodshed in Igbo States and we say that “enough is enough.”

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