Ezza/Effuim crisis: Ebonyi govt reacts to killings, destruction of property

The Ebonyi State Government, on Monday, decried the killings and destruction of lives and property in Ezza and Effium communities in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the crisis between the two communities started in January due to a leadership tussle among members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the area.

The crisis had led to the arrest of some political leaders in the two communities by the state government through the security agencies.

The state governor, David Umahi, who spoke in Abakaliki before his security meeting with some stakeholders in the state, said the killings and crisis were not good for a growing economy.

Umahi urged the communities to embrace peace and dialogue, noting that no…

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