NewsExpress advert FCMB banner Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
Omoku New Year Eve massacre, Abonnema killings disgusting, By Dumo Lulu-Briggs

By News Express on 03/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,588

•Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs
•Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs

The gory and dastardly killings of innocent and helpless Rivers men, women and children in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, by a group of gunmen, in the wee hours of Monday, New Year Eve ushering in 2018, has again exposed how worthless human lives have become in today’s Rivers State.

This senseless and unprovoked act of brazen bestiality was carried out by yet to be identified assassins, against unsuspecting Rivers people, whose precious lives were gruesomely cut short as they were returning home from Crossover Church Services in worship and thanksgiving to God Almighty for the Grace and privilege of seeing the dawn of another year.

On that same night, two young men were murdered at Abonnema in Akuku-Toru LGA of the state in what was referred to as clashes among rival cult groups.

These 2018 New Year Eve massacres in ONELGA and AKULGA have not only underlined the demonic bloodthirstiness that has overtaken our dear Rivers state especially since 2015, but also highlighted the very precarious nature of our existence in a state where insecurity and impunity have become the hallmarks of a government that politicises the safety of the lives of its people.

My heartfelt sympathy and deep condolences go out to the mourning and grieving families and people of Kirigani and Oboh clans of Aligwu community in Omoku, the Abonnema community as well as the entire Rivers people, who have been greatly affected by this unbridled violence on the very first day of 2018.

These ungodly and nefarious acts do not only diminish us considerably as a people, they expose the ineptitude, complicity and culpability of the current Rivers State government in the bloodletting that has become synonymous with the state.

Those Rivers sons and daughters; our friends and relatives who lost their lives to those ugly occurrences do not deserve to die in such barbaric manner; and by this horrific experiences, we should be reminded once more of the greater task of ensuring a saner society that is safe and conducive for all.

The 2018 New Year Eve killings further justify the call by well-meaning people for the Federal Government to beef up its security architecture in Rivers State in order to protect and secure the lives of Rivers people and ensure that these orchestrated atrocities are brought to a decisive end.

I pray that God Almighty gives the bereaved families the fortitude, resilience and wisdom to bear this irreplaceable loss of innocent souls. I enjoin all well-meaning Rivers people to pray and commit our dear Rivers State into God’s care for the remaining days of 2018 and beyond.

•Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs is Chairman, DLB Group and of Platform Petroleum, Port Harcourt/Lagos.

 

Source News Express

Posted 03/01/2018 6:21:48 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Supreme Court orders retrial of Kenny Martins, others...

717 pilgrims now confirmed killed in Hajj stampede...

Open Letter to Imo Governor: Okorocha, worst advert...

PDP takes early lead as Bayelsa governorship election...

NIGERIA DRIFTING DANGEROUSLY (A wake-up call on all...

“Women, children mostly affected after crisis”

59 Nigerian seafarers graduate from UK; 4 bag...

N30bn bailout proposed for pharmaceutical industry

Nigerian firm accuses South African coy of $8,000...

Clampdown on pro-Biafra activists may spark Syria-style war...

BREAKING NEWS: 107 confirmed dead as soldiers, Boko...

NDE commences training of 600 youths in 19...

 

Latest News BREAKING: Senator Dino Melaye arrested, moved to SARS Headquarters UBA shareholders approve N22.23bn dividend for 2017 Lawmaker loses 10 family members in road accident Drug Abuse: Over two million bottles of codeine consumed daily in Kano Protesters storm Melaye's residence as security operatives invade premises 2018 budget: MDAs have complied with FG’s directives –Akabueze …Says 2019 elections won’t affect implementation Dangote Cement appoints Makoju Managing Director/CEO Atiku to unveil agenda for Nigeria Wednesday JOHESU Strike: FG sets up committee to review unions’ demand Sex for marks: OAU asks Monica Osagie, to appear before panel Tuesday Ekiti 2018: Buhari grants Fayemi leave of absence as minister Zamfara Govt. increases corps members’ allowance ahead of 2019 elections

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (339,682 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (334,671 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (267,811 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (220,213 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (202,119 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (198,129 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (172,855 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (155,215 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (147,135 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (139,053 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (136,911 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (129,599 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (36) Business & Economy (3,069) Business Verdict (40) Columnists (836) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (483) Features (569) Global Business Monitor (264) International (1,924) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (116) News (34,705) Opinion (916) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,808) Religion (723) Sports (1,484) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

NLNG Science and Literature Prize Awards

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement