Abia govt condemns shooting of Abians, says soldier who killed resident dismissed, now in prison custody

The Abia State government has condemned the shooting of some Abians by security operatives and the consequent loss of their lives.

In a statement, Chief of Staff to the Abia State governor, Dr. A.C.B. Agbazuere, said that while government appreciates the commitment and industry of heads of security agencies and some other security personnel in the state, the breeding recklessness of some security men in the state must be nipped in the bud forthwith.

“While government appreciates the commitment and industry of heads of scurity agencies and some other security personnel in the state, the breeding recklessness of some security men in the state must be nipped in the bud forthwith.”

The statement added: “Government hereby reassures all that anybody who takes the life of an Abian must definitely face justice. The soldier who killed an Abian at Umuokereke Ngwa has been dismissed from the army and is in prison awaiting final justice for murder. All other arm bearers must learn their lessons. A word should be enough for the wise.”

 

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