- Criminals masquerading as agitators continue to encounter their watering hole at the hands of Nigerian soldiers in the southeast
- Some criminals walking around threatening Residents in the area were neutralized
- The gunmen confronted soldiers from the 144th Battalion of the 14th Brigade of the Nigerian Army and were gunned down
Aba – A report in The Punch newspaper indicates that on Wednesday 4 May around four gunmen were killed by soldiers serving in the 144 14th Brigade of the Nigerian Army in the commercial town of Aba, Abia State.
According to the report, the incident happened around 14:00 yesterday in the area of Uratta, Aba die Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.
The armed men wearing black clothes suddenly marched through popular e streets and markets, forcing vendors and residents to comply with a two-day house arrest scheduled for Thursday May 5th and Friday May 6th.
They should Residents have warned of the consequences of disobeying the sit-at-home order, which is expected to be observed in southeastern states in protest of President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned visit to Ebonyi.
A source said it happened as the gunmen were spreading their information, which is said to have caused some shopkeepers to close their shops.
When they got to the Uratta intersection , they had a challenge with the soldiers, which led to an exchange of fire in which four of the gunmen were killed, including their leader, while others escaped with gunshot wounds.
A military one Source of the 14th Brigade, under circulation Speaking of anonymity, confirmed the duel that resulted in the deaths of four of the gunmen while others were injured.
The source also confirmed the recovery of spells and a life turtle from suspected leader of the group.
Armed men order residents to monitor Buhari’s visit to Ebonyi from their homes
A military source revealed that the armed men have taken over some towns in Abia, Imo and Anambra and have threatened to deal with anyone caught disobeying the order.
It was found that the armed President Buhari’s men are demanding the release of the outlawed indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from DSS detention.
My government has been fair to the Southeast, says President Buhari
Meanwhile, President Boo ari recently cleared the air for his performance recorded in the Southeast in 2019 in polls.
The President claimed the poor results did not dent his contribution to the region’s development.
Buhari said his regime has built roads and a second Niger Bridge and continues to protect life and property in the region.