Imo state governor, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has warned that those behind attacks and killing of herdsmen in the state will be exposed and brought to book.

The governor made the statement in owerri yesterday in reaction to the killing of two herdsmen in orji, near owerri by yet to be identified assassins.

The state police public relations officer (PPRO) Mr. Orlando Ikokwu, who confirmed the incident said three herdsmen were sleeping in a spot when the assassins struck. He said one of them escaped while two were killed

Governor Uzodimma in reacting to the killings said some politicians who were sponsoring inter ethnic hate in the state may have sponsored the attack to create bad blood and stoke ethnic tensions in the state so as to destabilize the government.

He warned that security agencies were investigating such people and that they will soon be exposed and brought to book.

The governor also assured that the killers will be brought to justice.


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