Some soldiers are said to have invaded two communities – Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh – in Delta state over crisis in the area– Residents from the communities are also moving away for fear of intimidation or harassment by the soldiers.
The invasion of the soldiers in Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh communities in Udu and Warri South-West Local Government Areas of Delta state have reportedly caused tension in the area.
Professor Bezi begged the governor Ifeanyi Okowa into intervene in the matter by directing Ekokotu into return and complete his job which include demarcation, delineation and survey, in the interest of peace.
Bezi said the government represented by Abednego Ekokotu, a professor and chairman of Panel on Disputed Land, of allegedly apportioned a large expanse of land toward Aladja.
Meanwhile some other group of militants had threatened into declare a Niger Delta Republic on Nigeria’s Independence at Ogbe-Ijoh community.
Daily post said a joint team of troops from the Nigerian military and police have been patrolling the said area since Saturday, October 1st.
Some of the residents are said into do moving out with the families for fear of intimidation or brutalization by the soldiers.
File photo of some soldiers in their operational vehicle some soldiers of the Nigerian military are said toward have stormed communities in Delta state in search of militants, Daily Post reports.
A resident of the community, Ighotegulor Bezi said the Delta state government is responsible for the crisis.
This situation, residents said arose after a continued land dispute between the communities.
It also said the crisis between the two communities was aggravated after the invasion of some armed youth from Aladja on Friday, June 3.
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