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The lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ede Dafinone, on Sunday urged for the rehabilitation and effective engagement of the displaced people of Okuama community in Ewu Kingdom, Ughelli South Local Government Area. Many indigenes of Okuama fled into the bush after the March 14, 2024, killing of 17 army officers and soldiers.

Sheriff Oborevwori, the Governor of Delta State, on Friday, urged the Board of Inquiry established by the Defence Headquarters to investigate the Okuama killings to be open and honest. On March 14, a group of angry young people in the Okuama community in Delta State killed four officers and 13 soldiers who were on a peace mission.

The Ovie of Ewu Kingdom in the Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, Clement Ikolo, Urhukpe 1, has surrendered himself to the police. This decision comes on the heels of the Defence Headquarters declaring him and seven others wanted on Thursday at a briefing in Abuja in connection to the killing of military […]

The funeral ceremonies for the soldiers who died in Delta State have started at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. President Bola Tinubu and other top government officials, as well as service chiefs and leaders of security agencies, are leading the event. Prayers were said for the peaceful rest of the killed soldiers at the start of the ceremonies.