Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State visited Ndiagu Attakwu community in Akegbe Ugwu, Nkanu West area, where herdsmen allegedly killed a Catholic Seminarian and injured 4 persons. The governor, who was visibly angry, condemned the dastardly act in its entirety.
He vowed that the perpetrators of the heinous act will not go unpunished, saying his administration will not tolerate the wanton destruction of lives and property in the state by herdsmen anymore.
The governor allegedly stormed Hersdmen settlement inside a thick forest apparently to express his displeasure over the incident, only to discover that they had fled.
The Catholic Bishop of Enugu, Dr. C.V.C Onaga, who visited the grief-stricken community, also condemned the attack and expressed sadness over the incident. He prayed for peace and unity of the country, calling for a permanent solution to the menace of the herdsmen in the country.
The governor has summoned an emergency meeting with the security chiefs and Fulani community in the state at the Government House, Enugu.