Soldier who killed an Umuokereke Ngwa community resident in Abia state has been dismissed from service and now awaiting prosecution.
This report was confirmed in a statement released by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s Chief of Staff, Dr A. Agbazuere on Monday April 20.
The Chief of Staff who decried the breeding recklessness of some security operatives in the state, applauded the commitment of the heads of security agencies and other diligent security personnel in Abia for their efforts in keeping the residents and their properties safe.
Read the statement below;
GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Abia State Government hereby condemns in very strong terms the unwarranted shooting of some Abians and the consequent loss of their lives.
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.
Government hereby reassures all Abians 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.
Dr. A.C.B. Agbazuere
Chief of Staff to the Governor.