In a strong and unequivocal statement, the Honourable Member representing Oju/Obi Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Abuja, Rt. Hon. David Agada Ogewu, FCAI, has expressed his deep condemnation of the recent daylight robbery and the tragic loss of lives that occurred in Otukpo. He particularly regretted the murder of one of his constituents, Mr. Emmanuel Uche, an employee of UBA Otukpo branch, in the incident.
Evang. David Ogewu extended his heartfelt appreciation to the Governor of the State, H.E. Rev. Fr. Dr. Hyacinth Alia, for his tireless efforts in swiftly addressing the situation and ensuring the security of the State. He further urged the relevant security agencies to leave no stone unturned in bringing the perpetrators to justice, as it is believed they may still be within the state.
In a somber tone, Hon. Ogewu’s statement, issued by Precious Iji of the Liberation Media Team on Saturday, 21 October 2023, offered the Rep member’s condolences to the families of the deceased and prayed for the peaceful repose of their souls.
Ogewu emphasised the importance of vigilance and urged the community to remain security conscious in these perilous times, encouraging prompt reporting of any suspicious activities to the authorities.
As a final note, the Honourable Member extended his prayers for the continued protection of the people of Oju/Obi Federal Constituency and Benue State at large, trusting that God will guide them through these challenging times.