Killing Of Pregnant Woman, Her Unborn Baby and Her 4 Kids Pure Terrorism Not Ethnic Agenda – Rights Group Says
Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy Group, Human Rights Writers Association OF Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the reported massacre by gunmen in Anambra State of a pregnant woman, her unborn baby and her four kids which the Rights group described as the most gruesome and despicable crude terrorism of the 21st century which must be attended to swiftly with every might that Anambra State and federal government can muster.
In a media statement, HURIWA through the National coordinator Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko has called on governors of the South East region to as a matter of extreme urgency, take transparent steps to stamp out this emerging terrorism which is capable of instigate civil strife across ethnicities.
“We urge Igbo governors to act swiftly because the killing of these innocent souls is beginning to take ethnic dimension especially after the Ebonyi State governor Dave Umahi appeared on television to mention the unknown gunmen as being Igbos even without providing any shreds of forensic evidence ”.
HURIWA is appealing that there should be a security meeting between South East governors and governors of Northern region so steps are taken urgently to make it very clear that no sane person is supporting act of terrorism.”
HURIWA condemned the mass murders on Sunday in Anambra State, following the killing of seven persons in various locations in the state. Out of the number, four were siblings. Their mother was also among the dead.
The attack took place at Isulo in Orumba North council.The other two persons were killed at Abatete in Idemili North Council.
HURIWA recalled that the gunmen invaded the areas, opened fire on the victims and left showing that there is no ethnic colouration but pure act of terrorism which must be stamped out by first and foremost bringing the perpetrators to facevthe stiffest penalties.
HURIWA is once more asking the Governor of Anambra State to urge his brother governors of the South East to work out regional strategies for stamping out this emerging terrorism which has nothing to do with any sort of political agitation but these are acts of terrorism.