The people of Amanamta in Ohaukwu LGA of Ebonyi state are indeed counting their loses as gunmen invaded their community on Saturday 13th and Sunday the 14th May, 2017, following the attack that led to the dead of a young man, Odeh Chinedu.
The incident took place in his father's compound in Amanamta Ohaukwu LGA of Ebonyi state at the late hour of day.
According to the father of the deceased, Mr. Odeh Francis who narrated how it happened said "My wife and I were inside our room sleeping when we heard a loud noise in the compound, Not long after that, they started making noise in his room asking him where is the money? and he was replying which money? then we started calling... Jesus! Jesus! Jesus! inside our own room because we did not open the door, though they came to push it open but to no avail, they dragged him outside and after a while, they released a gun shot, made some noise and they left the compound and we came out to see he is no more alive, they took away his television set, mobile phone and some other valuable items".
Meanwhile, his dead body was seen lying helplessly in the compound where people of the community came to view it before the men of Nigeria police force came in the morning around 7:00am Monday 15th May, 2017 to take his body and deposit in the mortuary.
It was also gathered that on the same night where the ugly incident took place, that some group of hoodlums also invaded the compound of late Ogayi Awoh in the same community, Amanamta Ohaukwu LGA of Ebonyi state, destroying the window glasses and the iron bars used for projectors in the house, while trying to gain entrance into the house, but could not succeed in harming anyone apart from breaking of the glasses as the iron bars prevented them from gaining access.
In a similar report, the killing of a hip hop artiste popularly known as DE CRECKATE on Saturday the 14th of May, 2017 around 10:00pm on reaching his house from the hospital where his wife put to bed on Friday 13th May, 2017 has got people asking: What is truly happening?
DE CRECKATE released his hit album IN 2007 tittled: Dr. Sam Egwu, a song released for the campaign support of the former governor of Ebonyi state when he ran for the number one political office in Nigeria: The Presidential post.
The people of Ngbo and Izhia in Ohaukwu LGA of Ebonyi state are living in great fear knowing not whom the next target will be.
Some of the members of the communities who spoke with this reporter on the condition of anonymity complained that "the worst of it is that the police are not doing much to fish out the perpetrators of this dastard act, it seems there is no hope for us. The only thing that can save us from all these is the restoration of Biafra which will help to re-educate our people on the right way to live, and a serious government that does not take the life of its citizens for granted"
- Ogeh Friday