BREAKING!! Tension As Gunmen Storm Seven Communities, Kill 50, Burnt Houses In Rivers
PORTHARCOURT_The people of Obolo-Ijaw Clans in Andoni Local government Area of Rivers State has come under heavy attack by suspected leader of Icelando Cult Group led by one George Adumu and his Lieutenant Bathlomeo who were allegedly harboured at Okochiri Kingdom after his return from prison in December 2016.
The cult leader was reported to had left Okochiri with ten (10) 200 horsepower speedboats to Andoni where they unleash unprecedented carnage and violence ever recoded in the history of Andoni, killing scores of residents.
The suspected cult leader invaded more than six (6) Communities such as Ajakajak, Ibot-Irem, Isamanga, Deima, Acradi, Oronijah and Igbomun within and around the Isi-Okwan District of Andoni Local Government Area.
It was reported that nefarious operation commenced from 3pm till on Wednesday the 21st of April 2021 to Thursday the 22nd of April 2021.
However, security operatives were yet to come to the rescue of Andoni Indigenes who are now casualties of the horrible act of terrorism perpetrated by the suspected cultists.
It was reported that atleast 30 persons had been killed and more than 50 houses destroyed and burnt to the ground for the past two days as reason for the invasion is unknown at press time.
Meantime, it was gathered at press time that uptill this point assailants were still occupying the communities as well as patrolling the vicinity.
It was not however clear if His Royal Majesty King Ateke Micheal Tom was aware of this development, nevertheless, for such fleets of ten 200 horsepower speed boats to leave Okochiri Kingdom, it was impossible for the King not to be awared.