Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Lay down your Arms or face the full Wrath of Nigerian Army - Nigerian Army warns Cultists operating in River State

Nigerian Army Assistant director in public relations, 2 Brigade Nigerian Army port Harcourt has warned all cultist operating in Rivers State to lay down their arms or face the full wrath of the military.

According to GutsyNaija, the Nigeria said, Killing of Innocent people including the security personal would not be tolerated and can never be tolerated by the Nigerian Army.
Rival cult groups in Rivers State recently stormed two communities in Emohua and Ikwerre Local Government Areas, killing several people and sacking a police station.
Lazarus in a statement on Tuesday condemned the level of carnage and violence recorded in few days in the state, adding that those involved would never be allowed to go unpunished.
According to GutsyNaija “The issues of cult clashes in Rivers State have assumed an alarming dimension and a source of security concern in the state. In the past few days, cult clashes were recorded in communities in Ikwerre and Emuoha LGAs of the state with several deaths recorded.
“Amongst these deaths are some of our personnel who were part of the team that responded to distress calls to prevent the situation from further degenerating.
“The cultists are hereby warned to surrender their arms and turn away from their evil ways. Therefore, I wish to state unequivocally that any such attacks on any community will be met with full military action,” he warned.
He called on parents to warn their children and wards to stop associating with cult groups, stressing that anyone caught would not be spared.
He assured that any information given to the Army on those behind the killings in the state would be treated as confidential.
“The people are urged to remain calm and go about their lawful activities as security agencies will continue to work assiduously and make sacrifices in the performance of their constitutional roles and relate with all well-meaning citizens to identify these criminal groups and bring them to justice,” he added.