Delta community killing of soldiers: Atiku calls for arrest of culprits

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate in the February 25, 2023, poll, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the killing of Nigerian soldiers in Okuama,  Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.

He also called for the arrest and prosecution of the culprits.

While reacting on his X, on Sunday, he said: “The brutal killing of over a dozen Nigerian soldiers in Okuama in the Ughelli South Local Government Area and Okolaba in the Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State stands condemned.

“There can never be a justification for a premeditated killing of soldiers on a legitimate assignment.

“Even as we grieve the loss of these soldiers, who are not only Nigerians but have families and dependents, I urge restraints by the military authorities in its response.

“I will recommend that the culprits be arrested and prosecuted,” he added.

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