Ogbe-Ijoh, Aladja boundary dispute: 2 killed, 12 wounded


•1 dead, 4 injured in Aladja
•2 Isaba boys also hurt
•Armed youths in army camouflage cause havoc

By Emma Emaize

THE casualty in last week war  between Ogbe-Ijoh and Aladja communities in Warri South-West Local Government Area and Udu Local Government Area, both in Delta State, was avoidable. Yet three persons died in cold blood and several others injured, increasing the countless dead in the absurd boundary dispute between the warring Ijaw and Urhobo communities.

•One of the injured Ogbe-Ijoh villagers

Fresh tension

More than a week after the November 16 incident, Ogbe-Ijoh, which claimed to be under attack by Aladja, raised the alarm that their Urhobo opponents were still planning a fresh attack.

A source in the community said, “Aladja people have sent messages to Itsekiri civil servants working in the Warri South West secretariat at Ogbe-Ijoh to stop coming to work…

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