Council Chairman To Set Up Peace, Reconciliation Committee to Resolve Ogwu-Aniocha Crisis

By Sunny Ijomah

The efforts at quelling the communal disturbances in Ogwu-Aniocha Community has intensified following suggestions made by the Chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area, Hon. Arinzechukwu Awogu on the options to put the Community back on the path of peace and progress.

Speaking during a visit to his office by officers from Anambra State Police Command, Awka, who are investigating the gruesome murder of Mr. Chinagorom Oboshia and the wanton distribution of properties in

Ogwu-Aniocha Community.

Hon. Awogu hinted that beyond the security operations that is currently on going in the Community was the real need to reconcile the community.

The Council Chairman told the visiting team that a peace and reconciliation committee made up of reputable individuals from Ogwu-Aniocha and beyond is being thinkers, whose assemblage will help look into the protracted issues of the Community with the view to finding lasting solution.

He appreciated the police for the professionalism in handling the Ogwu-Aniocha crisis, and asked the police to release those who are found not to have directly or indirectly participated in the crisis that has led to the killings and destruction of properties.

Hon. Awogu assured that lasting peace will be found in Ogwu-Aniocha through dialogue and forbearance, said that the Council was ready to take the lead in the search for lasting peace in the Community.

The efforts at quelling the communal disturbances in Ogwu-Aniocha Community has intensified following suggestions made by the Chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area, Hon. Arinzechukwu Awogu on the options to put the Community back on the path of peace and progress.

Speaking during a visit to his office by officers from Anambra State Police Command, Awka, who are investigating the gruesome murder of Mr. Chinagorom Oboshia and the wanton distribution of properties in

Ogwu-Aniocha Community.

Hon. Awogu hinted that beyond the security operations that is currently on going in the Community was the real need to reconcile the community.

The Council Chairman told the visiting team that a peace and reconciliation committee made up of reputable individuals from Ogwu-Aniocha and beyond is being thinkers, whose assemblage will help look into the protracted issues of the Community with the view to finding lasting solution.

He appreciated the police for the professionalism in handling the Ogwu-Aniocha crisis, and asked the police to release those who are found not to have directly or indirectly participated in the crisis that has led to the killings and destruction of properties.

Hon. Awogu assured that lasting peace will be found in Ogwu-Aniocha through dialogue and forbearance, said that the Council was ready to take the lead in the search for lasting peace in the Community.

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