BRUTAL KILLINGS IN IMO STATE , AS YOUTH PROTEST IN LGAs, IMPLORING FG TO END EBUBEAGU OPERATIONS
YOUTHS from both Oru East and Oru West local government areas of Imo State on Wednesday protested over the alleged killing of 14 youths at Otulu and Awomamma communities by suspected Ebubeagu operatives.
The state governor, Hope Uzodimma, had on Tuesday said those killed were bandits and not wedding guests as being claimed, but the protest against the security outfit started with the blockade of the Owerri/Onitsha highway with the corpses of those who died.
The protest continued on Wednesday as the youths stormed both Mgbidi, the council headquarters of Oru West LGA, and Omuma, headquarters of Oru East LGA respectively. carried placards with different inscriptions calling for the disbandment of Ebubeagu.
The blockade at the entrance of the headquarters of the two council areas frustrated the movement of people in and out of the council areas.