The governing All Progressive Congress, APC, in Imo State, has expressed worry over the silence of the opposition in the state over the unprovoked attack on traditional rulers in Njaba Local Government Area.
Unknown gunmen had on Tuesday, shot dead two traditional rulers,Eze E.A Duruebure and Eze Sampson Osunwa of Okwudor and Ihebinowere respectively, during a meeting of the monarchs at Njaba local government headquarters at Nnenasa.
In a statement signed by Cajethan Duke, Publicity Secretary of Imo APC, he said the APC “ has observed with great concern the silence of the political oppositions in the face of these reckless attacks on innocent citizens of the state. We are further worried that the same opposition will not hesitate to rise in critic against government and security agencies in their lawful efforts to bring perpetrators of violent crimes to book.
“Opposition without conscience is a dangerous threat to democracy and humanity” part of the statement read
The party stated that it joins Governor Hope Uzodimma, in condemning the heinous and dastardly act.
“We call on all relevant security agencies in the state to rise up to recent security challenges in the state, particularly in the area of intelligence gathering and rapid response approach.
“Piqued by the provocative desecration of our land with violent killings of innocent citizens, particularly the sacrilegious murder of our traditional rulers, our party throws its total support to the state government and all relevant security agencies in their best security arrangement and effort to bring the perpetrators and their sponsors and enablers to face the full wrath of the law” the statement stated.