Delta State Governor Assures of Control Over Tension Following Military Personnel Killings

Delta State Governor Sheriff Oborevwori has stated that the state is effectively managing the tension arising from alleged reprisal attacks following the killing of 16 soldiers and officers at Okuama, Delta State. In a briefing with President Bola Tinubu at Aso Rock, Abuja, Governor Oborevwori assured that the situation is under control and that there will be no further attacks in the affected communities.

Speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting, Governor Oborevwori declined to confirm reports of reprisal attacks allegedly carried out by the military and refrained from disclosing casualty figures, citing the sensitivity of the security situation.

The governor highlighted efforts by the Delta State government to maintain peace in the region, including the signing of a peace accord between the warring communities last month. He emphasized the commitment to upholding the rule of law and ensuring the safety of all citizens.

Responding to questions regarding the alleged reprisal attack and casualty figures, Governor Oborevwori emphasized the need to handle security matters discreetly. He assured that investigations are ongoing and that measures are being taken to prevent further violence.

Governor Oborevwori stated that efforts are underway to engage with community leaders and stakeholders to address the situation comprehensively. He underscored the importance of finding justice for the victims while ensuring that innocent citizens are not unfairly targeted.

Regarding his discussions with the military on Monday, the governor explained logistical challenges in accessing the affected communities but affirmed ongoing collaboration with security agencies to identify and apprehend the perpetrators.

In conclusion, Governor Oborevwori reiterated the commitment of the Delta State government to maintain peace and security in the region, emphasizing the need for a thorough and impartial investigation to resolve the situation.

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