Group condemns attack on Ebonyi community

The Amalgamated Ngboejeogu Youth (ANY) Umuogudu Akpu, Ngbo Ebonyi has condemned the violent attack on the community by gunmen, suspected be herders.

The group’ position is contained a communique made available the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Abakaliki.

It was signed by Uche Ega (President), Samuel Okpor (Secretary), Michael Odo (Legal Adviser) and 15 others.

NAN recalls that gunmen had the early hours of Monday attacked the community and destroyed property worth millions of .

“ANY condemns in strong terms the barbaric act by unknown gunmen and urge the government assume its statutory responsibility of protecting lives and property of its citizens.

“We, the youths, have gone round in the affected areas with a view to ascertain the of damage.

“The attack was carried out on four villages, including Ebele Umugadu, Otuebu Umugadu, Ndiegu Ibe-Agba and Odebo,” the communique stated.

It appealed to the state and federal , public spirited individuals and corporate bodies to come to the aid of the , who lost all they had. (NAN)