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Man to be arrested by Eze for raising alarm on media over herdsmen atrocities in Ebonyi
A Facebook client has raised an alarm of possible arrest relating to a post he made regards activities of the roaming herders in his community.
The man, John Aja who shared on Saturday evening said he is presently being threatened by the village monarch, His Royal Highness, Eze Cosmas Agwu following sharing ugly activities of believed Fulani Herdsmen.
The young man from Okposi Ohaozara LGA, Ebonyi state acknowledged to had severally posted on his social tools regarding pending clash, destruction of farm cops by the marauding armed herders and the leaders in the community remain reluctant over it.
Aja, alerted that he is being silenced by the King, Eze Agwu adding that on Friday he was told to be arrested for spreading the information on net.
Consequently, he regretted that “they (leaders) will be having a meeting with Herdsmen after they damaged our crops and is very difficult to our leaders to tell them that we (the farmers) don’t need them”
He, however, prayed for God’s intervention and to fish out everyone supporting the herdsmen to destroy their farmland.
Aja noted that farmers are no longer free to enter their farms like before due to fear of herdsmen. Scannews24 reports. Read post
Meanwhile, the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari on Friday stated 103 kidnapped villagers have been rescued from their abductors in the state.
The governor revealed while addressing the victims at the government house, said the rescue mission was in line with the recovery of 344 abducted Kankara schoolboys.
Masari affirmed that no ransom was given, noting the movement has been joint with police and soldiers.
Among the victims were nursing mothers and girls aged from six to 16, including a 70-year-old man, a soldier, and a-riot policeman.
In a separate report the Defence Headquarters through Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, who is the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, reported that three other kidnapped persons were also rescued in Udege in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Eneche said the 3 hostages were freed by soldiers of Operation Whirl Stroke’ on Thursday after actionable and credible intelligence was made available.
He stated that victims were united with their families thereafter adding that the armed forces would not cease or relent normalcy is stored in all disturbed zones and enemies neutralized.