An army raid on illegal oil bunkerers at Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo on Friday has left many residents homeless as over 70 houses were razed and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette Some victims described the military operation as unwarranted while lamenting the huge losses incurred in the raid.
The news of the killing of soldiers & destruction of over 70 houses in Imo State has led to various reactions as many Nigerians have reacted to the ugly incident. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette An army raid on illegal oil bunkerers at Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo on Friday left many residents homeless as over 70 houses were razed and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed.
Photo used for Descriptive purpose Photo Credit: saharareporters Many of us would have seen the viral video that recently surfaced online of an army commander giving orders to his soldiers to kill anyone they see. As reported by ejesgist who posted the video, it was said to have been taken when the army invaded Izombe, a community that is in Oguta, Imo State.
A Soldier has recently been murdered in Etekuru Ohaji Egbema LGA of imo state. Reports claims that the Soldier was ambushed and killed while his rifle was stolen. The incident in Ohaji was as a result of a clash between youths and security operatives as the community observed the sit-at-home order following Nnamdi kanu's arraignment in court, and the killing of 2 traditional rulers in neighbouring villages.
The news of the destruction of over 70 houses in Imo State has led to various reactions as many Nigerians have reacted to the incident. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette An army raid on illegal oil bunkerers at Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo on Friday left many residents homeless as over 70 houses were razed and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed.
The governor of Imo state, senator Hope Uzodinma has reacted to the insecurity at Izombe community in Oguta L.G. He went further to give new directives to the military agents on how to maintain Peace and order. The Governor took to his Facebook page to reveal how he surveyed the place aftermaths of the unrest that erupted in Izombe Community.
Imo State, which has continued to be in the news over the past weeks, has again drawn headlines after an attack occurred in the Izombe community of Oguta local government area, where over 70 houses were burnt down, leaving others in fear and in a grieving state.
Governor Hope Uzodinma has expressed sadness at the loss of lives and properties suffered by Izombe community in Oguta local government area of Imo State. Photo Credit: Hope Uzodinma Nevertheless, indigenes of Izombe in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State said on Tuesday that the properties allegedly destroyed by soldiers in their community on Friday were not less than 1 billion naira.
The governor of Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodinma visited Aborshi community in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State on Tuesday, to check the level of damage that ensued after the recent clash between youths and security operatives in the community that resulted in the loss of lives and properties of people in the community.
[Opinion] The Burning of Houses In Imo Community By Soldiers, And Why Such Act Should Be Discouraged
It is no longer news that just recently, there was a violent clash between some soldiers and youths believed to be oil thieves in Izombe community of Imo state. The violent clash which claimed the life of one of the youths, and a soldier, saw more soldiers invade the community, and burn about 50 houses (source: Vanguard Newspaper).
As news of the conflict between the Army and the villagers in Umuokwe Aboshi, Izombe, Oguta LGA of Imo state continues to circulate, an eyewitness who spoke to our correspondent said that more than ten Hilux vans filled with soldiers were deployed to Izombe community to kill villagers and burn their houses.
The incessant fight between some residents in Imo State and Nigerian military have caused a lot of tension within the state. Few weeks ago, many houses were destroyed and some people were equally killed in Izombe after the Nigerian military clashed with some youths in the community. This incident caused many mixed reactions from residents in Imo State.
Three persons were confirmed dead as soldiers were seen to have raided Izombe community in Oguta LGA of Imo State on Friday, the 8th of October. It was reported that the palace of the traditional ruler, Pius Muforo of Aborshi-Izombe community was razed. Also were several houses in the community.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, on Tuesday Cried Bitterly over the annihilation of lives and properties in Izombe community of Oguta Local Government Area of the State. Uzodinma said he was unable to keep down his tears on seeing the dead bodies and properties annihilated locally. A conflict between the military and a group led by a suspected Owerri jail escapee, Obele prompted the deficiency of lives and properties locally.
The Governor of Imo state, Senator Hope Uzodinma has portrayed how devastated he was, after visiting the clash scene at Izombe Community in Oguta. He revealed his plans to rebuild all destroyed properties. The Governor made this statement on his Facebook page after visiting the scene.
The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma today, the 12th of October visited Izombe community where houses and other properties were destroyed after youths of the community clashed with men of the Nigerian army. According to this account by the Vanguard News, about 10 persons were feared dead, 70 houses, 15 vehicles and 25 motorcycles were razed as soldiers clashed with youths of Umuokwu, Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State.
Some residents of the Izombe community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State are counting their losses after the military raid on illegal oil 'bunkering' was carried out in the area. According to reports, many residents of the community have been rendered homeless as over 70 houses were reportedly razed, and properties worth several millions of naira were destroyed too.
Today's Headlines;Uzodimma Vows To Fish Out Culprits;Umahi’s Ex-aide Arrested Over Alleged Fake News
Photos Credit: Google Izombe mayhem: Uzodimma vows to fish out culprits Pained by the killing of security operatives and extensive destruction of property at Izombe in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State at the weekend, Governor Hope Uzodimma has vowed that the perpetrators of the mayhem would be unmasked and brought to justice.
Governor Hope Uzodimma on Tuesday described the crisis that rocked Izombe Community in Oguta LGA on Friday, October 8, 2021, when soldiers in response to distress call from community members clashed with hoodlums, leading to the loss of one of the hoodlums and two soldiers, as bad and condemnable.
After the Nigerian Army raided many illegal oil bunkers in Izombe, an oil producing community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, the once quiet village has become a beehive of activities as villagers gather what is left of their houses and shops. Investigations proves that this illegal oil bunkers were established without license from the federal government.