GOV BELLO VOWS TO CLEAN KOGI OF CRIMINAL ELEMNETS AS ANOTHER BLOODY ATTACK CLAIMS 14 LIVES

GOV BELLO VOWS TO CLEAN KOGI OF CRIMINAL ELEMNETS AS ANOTHER BLOODY ATTACK CLAIMS 14 LIVES

BLOOD THIRSTY CRUSADERS HAVE REPORTEDLY MURDERD 14 PEOPLE, INCLUDING 13 MEMBERS OF THE SAME FAMILY IN AN EARLY MORNING ATTACK IN AGUDU, KOTONKARFE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE.

THE STATE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, EDE AYUBA, WHILE BRIEFING JOURNALISTS ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE COMMAND SAID THE 13 FAMILY MEMBERS WERE WIPED OUT BY THE ATTACKERS, ADDING THAT ANOTHER PERSON WAS KILLED, WHILE SIX PERSONS SUSTAINED INJURIES.

REGRETABLY, THE KOGI POLICE BOSS SAID BEFORE HIS MEN COULD ARRIVE AT THE VILLAGE; THE BANDITS HAD SUCCEDED IN CARRYING OUT THEIR EVIL ACT AND DISAPPERED FROM THE SCENE, ADDING THAT NORMALCY HAD BEEN RESTORED TO THE AREA.

THE CP, WHO NOTED THAT THE ATTACK COULD HAVE BEEN TRIGGERED BY AGE – LONG COMMUNAL DISPUTES IN THE COMMUNITY, DESCRIBED IT AS UNFORTUNATE.

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MEANWHILE, AYUBA FURTHER DISCLOSED THAT THE KILLERS OF THE LATE INNOCENT OFODILE, OWNER OF POPULAR CHUCK’S SUPERMARKET IN LOKOJA, WHO WAS MURDERED ON LOKOJA- ABUJA ROAD, HAD BEEN ARRESTED.

HE EXPLAINED THAT ONE VINCENT OMOGOR, WHO WAS ARRESTED FOR KIDNAPPING, CONFESSED THAT HE AND HIS GANG MEMBERS WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE KILLING OF OFFODILE.

THE CP SAID THE GANG CARRIED OUT THE KILLING ON THE ORDER OF ONE OF HIS SHOP ATTENDANTS, WHO COMPLAINED OF NOT BEING ATTENDED TO WHEN HE APPROACHED HIS BOSS FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE WHEN HIS FATHER DIED.

PLEDGING HIS COMMITMENT TO CLEAN KOGI STATE OF CRIMINAL ELEMENTS, THE GOVERNOR, ALHAJI YAHAYA ADOZA BELLO ONCE AGAIN REINSTATES THAT NO ONE WILL BE SPARED IF CUT EVENTUALLY.

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