The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Nweze Umahi has condemned the unfortunate attack at the home of the Executive Chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area, Elder Steve Orogwu.
In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, the Governor decried the situation where the home of the Chairman was set ablaze and some of his relatives killed by the hoodlums, describing it as an act of inhumanity.
Governor Umahi called on security agencies to expedite action to unravel the perpetrators of the dastardly act so they can face justice.
“We received the disturbing news of the attack in the home of the Chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area by unknown gunmen, the attack is unwholesome and inhuman, it is vicious and barbaric.
“I call on the Security Agencies to speedily hunt for and arrest the perpetrators to bring them to justice”, he added.
The Governor commiserated with the Chairman of the Council Area, Steve Orogwu and all those who lost their loved ones in the senseless attack.
He appealed to them to be consoled and remain calm as Government works hard to track the culprits.