Sunday, January 28, 2018 5:47 pm
…Wike commends security agencies
Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt
Oluchi Igwedibia, alias Obatosu, the younger brother of the notorious Don Wanny has been gunned down by a combined team of the Army and Department of State Services, DSS. They trailed him to Sabo Iyakpe, Etsako West in Edo State on Sunday January 28.
In a statement signed by Simeon Nwakaudu,the Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Governor Nyesom Wike commended the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigerian Army for the joint operation that led to the killing of Igwedibia.
The younger brother of Late Don Wanny who was among the 32 cultists declared wanted by the Rivers State Security Council was killed at Sabo Iyakpe, Etsako West in Edo State on Sunday, 28 January 2018, following accurate DSS intelligence.
The late Igwedibia played a prominent role in the New Year killings by Don Wanny gang in Omoku.
Governor Wike declared that none of those declared wanted by the Rivers State Security Council would go free, saying that they would all be brought to justice.
The governor further declared that the N20million bounty placed for credible information that would lead to the arrest of the wanted cultists is still in place.
He stated that all those who participated in the New Year Mayhem at Omoku and any other security infraction in the state will be traced and brought to justice.
Governor Wike stated that the State Government would continue to work with security agencies and other stakeholders to ensure that Rivers State remains safe.