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Tuesday, 15 August 2017


GISTSMARK.COM - Nnewi—Ozubulu youths under the aegis of Ozubulu Youths Association, OYA, yesterday, challenged the reviving of St Philip's Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu, Anambra State scarcely seven days after shooters attacked worshippers, affirming what it called attack on their people without provocation and police inability to bring the culprits to book. This is even as a human rights gathering, International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety, yesterday, said it has examined last Sunday's killing of a policeman and a motorcyclist at Oguta Road in Onitsha, close to the Assemblies of God Church and found that the assault was not focused at the congregation admirers. The young people, who walked from Ozubulu engine stop inverse Ekwusigo Local Government central station in Ozubulu, to Ozubulu Police station, and to the royal residence of the customary leader of the group, Obi Fidelis Nnamdi Oruche said they have had enough of assaults on guiltless individuals of the group.

Tending to newsmen not long after the serene dissent, President of OYA, Mr Emeka Anakwe, a Port Harcourt-based Clearing and Forwarding Agent, said it was troubling that a congregation, where more than 13 individuals were slaughtered by firearm men, would be revived for benefit one week after the assault, when examination concerning the issue has not been closed, in opposition to the prior guarantee by the Nnewi Diocese. . Anakwe who denounced the assault on the guiltless admirers, said "the adolescents of Ozubulu are worried about the assault on the grounds that the whole individuals of Ozubulu are presently living in fear. We can't rest serenely any more on account of dread of repeat. "We have previously, seen a circumstance where a security man was gotten with new human head and was captured however when we didn't see him being arraigned, we began making inquiries, yet we were informed that the issue is in the court. "We are not upbeat that when episodes like this happen, it is hidden away from plain view. We are quiet individuals, we are not into wrongdoing. Before, individuals from Nnewi, Nnobi, Oraifite and other neighboring towns came here to drink and unwind in light of the serene climate. Our town has constantly played host to individuals from different groups in the state as a result of its serene nature, however today that circumstance is being disintegrated with these awful stories of killings here. "Some of these things are occurring in light of the fact that the seniors of this town have dismissed the adolescents for so long, and we will never again acknowledge such manner from the older folks of the group as we are set up to assume dynamic part in the issues that influence the group and our kin. We should take our fate in our grasp. Admirers not focus of Onitsha killings — Rights aggregate Intersociety demanded yesterday that the shooting prompting the passing of a policeman and an Okada rider along the Oguta Road and its connecting Tasia Road in Onitsha, on Sunday had nothing to do with the Assemblies of God Church, similar to the case with St. Philip's Catholic Church. In an announcement issued by its pioneer, Comrade Emeka Umeagbalasi, Intersociety noticed that the Sunday killings were done by a three-man furnished group working on a rapid bike. The announcement included that the outfitted pack had greeted and started shooting at a furnished policeman positioned before the door of the Assemblies of God Church, situated on Oguta Road, executing him in a flash in the wake of grabbing his rifle