FMARD Recruitment 2021  Yobe State SUBEB recruitment portal Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs Recruitment

Egbona appeal for calm as Mkpani Chieftaincy seat bloody clash leaves 10 people dead, others flees town

1 min


APPEAL FOR CALM AT MKPANI

My heart bled today as I heard of the rift between two villages of Mkpani in the Yakurr Local Government, being part of my constituency.

Information reaching me is that up to 10 people have died so far, as a result of the clash over chieftaincy seat.

I am really disturbed by this piece of news. I feel for victims of this clash. My heart goes to the bereaved families. But it is shameful that we tend to value mundane things like chieftaincy stool than human lives.

As representative of the Mkpani people in the National Assembly, I am pleading with the warring villages to sheath their sword and allow peace to reign.

READ ALSO  Panic As Two COVID-19 Patients Abscond From Self-isolation In Kaduna

There is nothing in this life that can be exchanged for the life of a single individual. These barbaric lifestyles must stop.

To kill one another because of a chieftaincy seat or any other thing for that matter cannot be a solution to any problem. Life, once taken, cannot be brought back. Please let the killings stop.

I am urging security operatives in the state to be on top of their game at this point. Everything must be done to ensure an end to this malaise. All those found to be responsible for this hooliganism must be apprehended and made to face the wrath of the law. Enough of bloodshed in our land.

READ ALSO  Father in court for assaulting 4-year-old son

Signed

Hon. Alex Egbona, PhD.
Rep, Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency
Cross River State

RSS
Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria


Like it? Share with your friends!

Jake Clifford

Jake Clifford is a Nigerian Born blogger and a fast growing Journalist, whose aim is to inform Nigerians with happening across Nigeria. Send story tips to him via [email protected] or

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.