Eha Amufu crisis: Ugwuanyi condemns gunmen attack on farmers

Following the unlucky attack on farmers in their farm settlements at Aguamaede and Mgbuji communities in Eha Amufu, Isi-Uzo Local Government Area via suspected herders, the Enugu State Government has condemned, in its entirety, the dastardly act which resulted in causalities with some indigenes of the communities displaced.

In a statement via the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, the State Government called on heads of Security Agencies to rise to the mission and deploy greater personnel to the affected communities to grant adequate security for life and property.

Prof. Ortuanya mentioned that the State Government, in its willpower to put an stop to the lingering disaster between farmers and herders in Eha Amufu, will meet with their leaders to decisively unravel the contentious troubles that may have led to the current attack.

The State Government condoled with households of the deceased and sympathized with the victims who sustained accidents as nicely as these who had been displaced.

The assertion disclosed that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has launched the sum of N10 million for the instant desires of the victims in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp and similarly dedicated to paying all the clinical payments of these receiving remedies in the hospital.

It additionally introduced that Governor Ugwuanyi has directed a country government’s delegation to go to the victims in the medical institution and IDPs camp to evaluate their scenario and make certain that they get hold of enough scientific attention.

Reacting, the Anglican Bishop of Eha Amufu Diocese, Rt. Rev. Daniel Olinya, on Tuesday, expressed gratitude to Governor Ugwuanyi for his administration’s on the spot interventions in the crisis, inclusive of the launch of the sum of N10 million for the immediately desires of the victims in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp.

Speaking after a closed-door assembly with Governor Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, Bishop Olinya stated that he was once impressed with “the instant interventions of Enugu State Government in the disaster in our place,” adding: “I prefer to thank especially His Excellency, the Governor of Enugu State for bringing out ten million naira for the humans affected.

“I am very happy this evening for the prompt interventions of Enugu State Government in the crisis in our place, Eha Amufu in Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State.”

The Anglican Bishop disclosed that the Governor “has given us ten million naira to go and see the people and to meet their immediate needs and I am very sure that this will make them have a sense of belonging, make them feel that the state has heard their cry and has really come to help them”.

“They (victims) won’t feel left out in their problems. I am sure that when we take this money to them, everyone of them is going to be happy, and I too want to thank the Governor and Enugu State Government for coming out immediately to intervene in this situation, and I pray that God will bless Enugu State Government and our Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for these prompt interventions.”


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