According to The PUNCH, three traditional rulers were gruesomely murdered by unknown gunmen in Imo State on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The traditional rulers were having a stakeholders’ meeting at the Njaba local council headquarters at Nnenasa when the gunmen stormed the location. Three traditional rulers died in the process while several others were gravely injured.
Within a couple of days, Imo State Government has recorded so many tragic incidents within the State. Meanwhile, today's article features two tragic incidents that recently took place in Imo State. 1. Killing of two traditional rulers by unknown gunmen. Just a few days ago, reports have it that two traditional rulers who were having a meeting with other stakeholders were shot dead by unknown gunmen.
Photo Credit: Google Tension As Gunmen Attack Again Unknown gunmen have killed three traditional rulers at Nnenasa community, headquarters of Njaba local government area of Imo State. Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters A report by Leadership said five traditional rulers were killed while an official report said three were killed.
On Tuesday, in Imo state, people referred to as unknown Gunmen stormed a meeting of Ezes, and murdered two Ezes, Eze Okwudor and Ihebinowerri. Although according to the police report, the murderers are bandits suspected to be IPOB/ESN members who stormed the meeting venue at Nnenasa community, Njaba Local Government Area of the State and started shooting at them indiscriminately, after which they ran back into the bush.
Njaba is the stretch of water body that cuts through the guts of Awo-Omamma town in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State for travelers on the Owerri-Onitsha expressway. Some may recall it as the river that supposedly resisted Julius Berger's attempts to build a bridge across it until human sacrifices (some say) were made to appease the river god.
As we may know, insecurity has been a major challenge in various regions of Nigeria. This is not to say that the Muhammadu Buhari administration has not shown commitment in dealing with the menace. Photo credit: Google In the southeast region of Nigeria, the activities of unknown gunmen have persisted over the months despite the efforts of the Nigerian security operatives.
(Photo Credit: Vanguard) The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma has reacted to the attack of traditional monarchs in Imo State. According to a report on Sahara Reporters, the monarchs were attacked by unknown gunmen, at the Nnenasa community, headquarters of Njaba local government area of Imo State.
As we may know, for some months now, the southeast region of Nigeria has been going through a lot of security challenges, stemming from the activities of unknown gunmen. These Gunmen whose identities have remained sketchy have gone on to attack and kill notable individuals in the southeast such as the late Dr. Chike Akunyili.
Earlier today, some yet-to-be identified gunmen opened fire on traditional rulers during a meeting, killing two of them. According to report gathered, the traditional rulers were having a stakeholders meeting at the Njaba Local council headquarters at Nnenasa when the hoodlums struck. Other traditional rulers were left with varying degrees of injuries after the attack.
The killing by Unknown gunmen in Njaba Local government area of Imo state has raised so much tension among Nigerians to the extent that so many prominent politicians have started reacting towards it. Nevertheless, The Imo state government led by Governor Hope Uzodinma has commiserated with the people of Njaba Local Government over the ugly incident which took place at the council Headquarters, while the Traditional rulers were having a stakeholders meeting.
The interim Chairman of the Njaba Local Government Area (LGA), Emeka Iheanacho, recently narrated how he and some traditional rulers in Njaba, Imo State, were attacked during a meeting. However, Emeka Iheanacho's story raises some questions concerning the incident. You may recall that the criminal activities of unknown armed men in the South-East region have been an issue of concern to many Nigerians.
The series of attacks launched by unknown gunmen in Imo state has raised so much tension to the extent that so many Nigerians have started reacting towards it. Nevertheless, Imo State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of two traditional rulers in the Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State.
The level of insecurity in the Southeast has become a source of concern for many Nigerians due to the level of attacks in the region. The attacks which were allegedly carried out by unknown gunmen have led to the death of influential people in the region. The gunmen allegedly carried out the attacks on innocent Nigerians, government facilities, and security formations in the five states of the Southeast region.
The Nigerian police in Imo State, have affirmed the killing of two traditional rulers in the state. The incident occurred on Tuesday at Nnenasa in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo, said the spokperson for the police in Imo State, Mike Abattam, as per a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Recall that on Tuesday afternoon, some traditional rulers were killed by some unknown gunmen. The attack took place at the Njaba local council headquarters at Nnenasa, Imo state, and at least two traditional rulers were killed in the attack. After the attack, the Imo State Police Command disclosed that the traditional rulers failed to inform them about the meeting and as such, no security was on the ground to protect them.
There are many mysterious lakes in Nigeria and Lake Oguta is no exception. This lake is considered mysterious because it consists of two different bodies of water, one part of the lake is brown and the other is greenish. The specialty of these two lakes is the fact that they flow together but do not mix or blend.
Gov. Hope Reacts To The Killing Of Traditional Rulers, Promised To Ensure That It Never happen Again
The Governor of Imo state, Senator Hope Uzodinma, in his quest to ascertain peace in Imo, portrayed distress to the news about the killing of traditional rulers at Njaba, he stated that he will never allow such to happen again. The Governor of Imo State revealed this on his Facebook page.
There is great fear in Imo State as two Traditional Rulers were shot dead by unknown gunmen today. According to reports, the incident took place in the Njaba local government area of the State. It was also disclosed that the traditional rulers were having a stakeholders meeting before the attack from the unknown gunmen.
Photo Credit: Google Unknown Gunmen Kill 3 Traditional Rulers In Imo Photo Credit: SaharaReporters Unknown gunmen have killed three traditional rulers at Nnenasa community, headquarters of Njaba local government area of Imo State. A report by Leadership said five traditional rulers were killed while an official report said three were killed.
Governor Hope Uzodimma has reacted after unknown Gunmen killed three traditional rulers in Imo State According to report Unknown gunmen have killed three traditional rulers at Nnenasa community, headquarters of Njaba local government area of Imo State. The traditional rulers from the area, numbering about 20 were in a meeting at the local government headquarters in the community when gunmen invaded the venue, interrupted the meeting with sporadic gunshots and killed at least five traditional rulers on the spot.