News - South East - Ebonyi Updated: May 18, 2023

Ebonyi LG Boss Sets Up Committee To Investigate Riot In Ishiagu

By Jude Ikpechukwu
May 18, 2023
Political Violence Photo Source: The Guardian

The Chairman of Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Emmanuel Ajah has inaugurated a committee to investigate the cause of the Ishiagu women riot.

The committee will also investigate the destruction of valuables belonging to stakeholders of the area by suspected thugs.

Ishiagu community was recently thrown into chaos as hundreds of women and girls protested alleged incessant kidnapping and rape in the area by herdsmen.

Ajah who inaugurated the nine-man committee at the Ivo council headquarters, charged them to uncover the causes of the riot and the attendant destruction of valuable properties belonging to prominent people in the community.

He also tasked the committee to look into the power tussle that has rocked the Ishiagu community development union, ICDU, which according to him, has affected the political and economic existence of the community.


The committee includes; Mazi Iwuchukwu Onu as Chairman and Okochi Louis -Secretary while Chibuike Onu, Jude Ajah, Churchill Ukason, Christian Ngele, Silas Chukwu, Ajah Christopher and Paul Chukwu are members.

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