The Imo State Government has paid a visit to Isieke Junction of Awo-omamma for on the spot assessment of the ugly incident which took place yesterday.
At the instance of the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, Imo State Government led by the Chief of Staff, Barr. Nnamdi Anyaehi paid a visit at the Isieke Junction of Awo-Omamma where a soldier was killed by unknown gunmen. This led to retaliation on the side of the soldiers in arresting the situation and resulted to loss of properties.
Preliminary investigation revealed unprincipled practice from both the villagers and the military personnel. While the incident remains regrettable and condemnable, Governor Hope Uzodimma has called for calmness as the root cause of the incident is being unraveled.
The Imo State Government has ordered for an immediate investigation into the incident, promising to ameliorate the loss as recorded by the community.
While acknowledging the contributions of the security agencies in the fight against insurgency in the region, the Imo State government called for professional conduct from the military and as well called on communities to work with security agencies in flushing out criminal elements within their residence.
The Chief of Staff who represented the Governor was accompanied by the SA to the Governor on Youth Affairs, Hon. Eric Uwakwe and other top government officials.
Source: Hope New And Electronic Media Center