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There was tension yesterday at Ugwuachara in Ebonyi State after suspected Fulani Herdsmen stormed the area to carry out an attack on the members of the community.
According to reports, youths of the community resisted the Fulani herdsmen that invaded the community.
He said the displaced Fulani Herdsmen at their former settlement center located at Ugwuachara regrouped yesterday night to attack the residents but were subverted by the combined efforts of the Youths in the area.
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He thanked the youths for being smart in resisting the attack which could have resulted to the loss of lives and property.
Governor David Nweze Umahi on Tuesday condemned the senseless attack on the people of Egedegede in Ishielu Local Government Area of the State by suspected herdsmen.
A statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity said the Governor made the condemnation when he personally visited the Communities on receiving the security information on the matter to ascertain the level of carnages.
The attack which allegedly occurred on Monday night led to death of at least 25 residents affecting Nkalaha, Obegu, Amazu, Nkalagu, and Umuhuali autonomous Communities.
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