Umahi orders arrest of Council boss, lawmaker, others over lingering communal crisis

Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi has ordered for the immediate arrest of the Ohaukwu Council Chairman, Barr Clement Odah, and the Member representing Ohaukwu North State Constituency, Hon. Chinedu Awo over the lingering communal crisis between the people of Effium and Ezza-Effium in Effium Community of Ohaukwu LGA of Ebonyi State.

Messrs Odah and Awo who hail from Effium community, are accused of being the masterminds of the crisis.

Umahi stressed that the two leaders should not be allowed to possess any phone or be treated with courtesy in the detention.

The Governor also ordered the arrest of the spokesperson of Effium clan, Dr. James Agina and the spokespersons of the Ezza-Effium, Mr. Titus Nworie.

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