Rivers govt, PDP, kick as rights groups blame Orashi killings on leaders


By Egufe Yafugborhi

PORT HARCOURT— COALITION of civil society groups in Rivers State, yesterday, condemned the barbaric killings in the state, particularly in the Orashi area, flaying leaders in the state’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as sponsors of the criminals.

The group, during a visit to Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of the state, lamented how thousands of people have been killed in Orashi region of the state comprising Orashi Abua-Odual, Ahoada East, Ahoada West and Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Areas.

Emeni Ebeh, coordinator of the coalition, also accused security operatives of compromise in the killings, demanding probe of the role of security agents in the reign of terror in that part of the state.

Meanwhile, the state  Commissioner for Information and Communication, Emma Okah, in his reaction, described the group as one without vision, but…

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