Army releases Delta monarch declared wanted — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


The Nigerian Army, on Friday morning, released the monarch, Prince Clement Ikolo Ogenerukevwe, declared wanted a few weeks ago over the killing of 17 military personnel in Okuama, Delta State.

It specifically said although it has not exonerated anybody regarding the incident but decided to release the monarch after the intervention of a highly-placed personality in the society.

The Guardian reported how the military high command launched a manhunt for the arrest of those who perpetrated the dastardly act, a development that made the Okuama residents desert the community.

Shortly after the manhunt, the military declared Arthur Ekpekpo, a professor; Andaowei Dennis Bakriri, Akevwru Daniel Omotegbono (a.k.a Amagbem); and Akata Malawa David wanted.

Other people declared wanted are Sinclear Oliki, Clement Ikolo Ogenerukevwe, Reuben Baru, and Igoli Ebi, the only woman among the wanted suspects.

After the declaration, the monarch,…

Source: Guardian Newspaper