EBENEBE KILLINGS: HON FERDINAND DOZIE NWANKWO VISITS EBENEBE, CONDEMS GRUESOME KILLINGS OF MOURNERS
28 February 2022
The Member representing Anaocha/Njikoka/Dunukofia Federal Constituency, Hon Dozie Ferdinand Nwankwo (Onye Ndozi) on Sunday, 27th February, 2022, visited Umuogbuefi Village in Ebenebe, Awka North LGA, over the gruesome killing of funeral mourners by alleged cultists the previous day.
The Lawmaker was received by Hon Remigus Ike (Ojenawayo), Hon. James Onwuka, APGA LGA Secretary of Awka North, and some stakeholders.
Addressing some indigenes of the Community who had gathered at the residence of Chief Remigus, which include, the Chairman and Secretary of Umuogbuefi Village, Hon. Nwankwo, the new face of Anambra Central Senatorial District, revealed that he was shocked to the bone marrow when the sad news filtered in. He said the aftermath of the gory massacre had since left him heartbroken and disconnected.
“Ndi Ebenebe, my heart bleeds at what has befallen the community. My heart goes out to the family of the victims and this barbaric act should never find a place in our society”, he enthused.
“I am not in doubt about the effort of the state security command to bring to book the perpetrators of this heinous act, to serve as deterrent to others. Our youths must shun all form of criminality and other social vices”, he concluded.
A one minute silent was observed for those who lost their lives, while praying for the repose of their souls. Hon. Dozie Nwankwo also pray for the quick recovery of those who sustained various degree of bullet wounds, currently receiving medical attention at designated hospitals.