The Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, HRM Obi Ifechukwude Aninshi Okonjo II, and his convoy survived cultists attack during their visit to Otulu Ogwashiku-Uku, Delta State where he went to offer prayers.
The Obi and members of the Council of Ogwashi-Uku visited Otulu Ogwashi-Uku Friday, September 17, 2021. The visit was largely successful and the Obi met members of the community, prayed with them and discussed with them about the issues.
In a press statement signed by the Obi’ Spokesperson, Prince Greg Okwumbu – revealed that the thugs attacked Obi Ifechukwude shortly after the event.
According to the statement, the cultists who attacked the Obi and his entourage were imported into the community to cause chaos, knowing that the King will be visiting the community to offer prayers.
“At the end of the visit, when the Obi was departing, cultists and thugs imported into Otulu who was aware of the visit attacked members of the entourage who were at the rear of the convoy”, the statement says.
The statement added that; “The thugs also attempted to forcefully seize a gun belonging to a law enforcement member who escorted the Obi on the visit.”
“It is important to note that members of the press accompanied the Obi on the visit. Also law enforcement agents from the Office of the Area Commander and the Brigade Command in Asaba were also there at the visit and witnessed everything that happened.
“The people who sponsored the thugs are known to us and will be brought to Justice.