UPDATE ON THE CONFLICT BETWEEN THE PEOPLE OF UMUMBU AND OMOR COMMUNITIES IN ANYAMELUM LGA OF ANAMBRA STATE.

Situation is brought under Control and Eight suspects have been arrested so far.One person was confirmed dead and four persons sustained varying degrees of injuries and are presently receiving treatment at the hospital .A peace meeting was held today at the Local Government Secretariat, Anaku in Anyamelum LGA. The meeting comprises of Speaker Anambra State House of Assembly Hon. Uche Okafor, Transition Committee Chairman Barrister Benjamin Onyeabo, Representative of the Commissioner of Police DCP Chris Owolabi,Chairman Anyamelum tradional Rulers,Igwe of Omasi HRH.Igwe Benjamin Okejie,Igwe of Omor HRM. Igwe Sir, Chinedu Oranu,Igwe of Umumbu HRH Igwe Simeon Chidubem,Igwe of Ifite Ogwari HRH A I Ofuebe.

Other Stakeholders in the peace meeting includes Rev Professor Benjamin Eboh,Chief Paul Odembo(Secretary SEMA)President generals of Omo and Umumbu Communities,Representatives of the Army,DSS,NSCDC and the Divisional Police Officer of Anaku Division SP Victor Osuasa.

Meanwhile,Joint Security teams are on ground patrolling the Communities in order to ensure no further breakdown of law and order while investigation is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident with a view to finding lasting solution to the lingering dispute.

SP Haruna Mohammed,PPRO Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command.