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Igama Attack: Senator Moro Urges Security Agents, ‘Go After Killers, Their Sponsors, Bring Them To Justice’

Senator representing Benue South senatorial district at the national assembly, Abba Patrick Moro, on Monday, visited villagers displaced by the terrorists attack on Igama community, in Okpokwu LGA, and who are temporarily camped at Ojapo.

Moro visited the camp to see for himself the level of destruction visited on the community on Sunday morning.

The attack by unknown armed men resulted in the death of several villagers and destruction of property worth millions of naira.

During the visit, the senator, who tried to hold back his tears said the attack was evil, unwarranted, unprovoked and barbaric.

He said Igama was a peaceful community whose people live peacefully with one another and neighbors, and go about their farming and legitimate businesses peacefully, stating that the people did not deserve the attack.

He said what happened was unacceptable and called on the relevant security agents to go after the killers and their sponsors and bring them to book.

The former minister of interior said nothing short of arrest and prosecution of the criminals who, according to him, have no value for human lives, would be accepted.

He sympathized with families who lost loved ones and those displaced from their homes.

He promised to work with the relevant authorities to ensure that they are well taken-cared of at the temporary IDP camp pending when they will return home.

The senator was received by the Chairman of the LGA, Hon (Mrs) Amina Audu.

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