Governor Oborevwori Speaks On Killing Of 12 Soldiers By Delta Youths | MarvelTvUpdates

Governor Sheriff Oborevwori has condemned in strong terms the killing of officers and soldiers attached to 63 Brigade at Okuama community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.

The governor also condoled with the military and the families of officers and soldiers who died in the attack.

Governor Oborevwori, in a statement by his chief press secretary, Festus Ahon, said the act as alien to the culture of Deltans.

“The government of Delta State is gravely disturbed by the violence and unprovoked killing of the officers and soldiers, which he described as alien to the culture of Deltans.

“This incident is despicable and not in sync with the culture and tradition of Deltans. It runs contrary to the values and path of peace that the State Government is promoting as I have always emphasized in our MORE agenda to enhance peace and security.

“On behalf of the Government and good people of Delta State, I wish to condole, in particular, the families of the killed gallant officers and soldiers, the Nigerian Army and the Armed Forces of Nigeria in general, over this sad occurrence.

“The State Government shall take all measures necessary to fish out all those behind this dastardly act and ensure they are made to face the full wrath of the law.

“Delta State is governed within the tenets of the rule of law and human decency. Acts such as this incident cannot and will not be tolerated.

“All citizens and residents of the state are enjoined to remain law- abiding and the State Government shall continue to take all measures to protect lives and property in Delta State.”

Meanwhile the military says it has commenced investigations into the killing of its personnel in Delta State.

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