Names Of People Killed In Enugu Herdsmen Attack Revealed As Death Toll Rises
The names of victims of the recent killings by suspected armed herdsmen and their collaborators in Enugu State have been made public.
Naija News reports that there was a gruesome killing of residents of Ebor, Umujiovu, and Mgbuji communities in the Eha-Amufu, Isi-Uzo local government area of Enugu State by the assailants last week.
It was reported that the armed herdsmen in military uniforms with their collaborators from Benue State, stormed the communities last Thursday, December 8, and killed innocent citizens.
Reports on Tuesday said the death toll from the disturbing event has now risen to 25.
Initial reports claimed that at least 16 people were killed during the attack.
However, the total number of residents killed during the massacre according to emerging reports has now risen to 25 with two decomposing bodies found and buried on Monday.
As sighted on SaharaReporters, the names of those killed according to their villages and communities are listed below:
Ama-Okpebe Ebor community;
Chief Odo Godwin (Double), Chief Olinya Joseph, Chief Ede Emmanuel, Agu Onyema, Agu Elias (Onyenze), Agu Ikechukwu.
Ama-Obelebe Ebor community;
Sunday Odo-Akpenyi, Idu Samuel, Odo-Odo Friday, Chief Onodugo Odo-ebe, Ogbu Gabriel, Igwurube Ogbu, Igwurube Obioma, Alu Nweke and Chukwuka Solomon.
Ama-Akpaka Abor community;
Olinya Odo Nwezu, Olinya Odo Nwezu’s Son, Ambrose Ogenyi’s Son, Emeka Orji, Ede Naw-Leonard
Ama-Ogbu Abor community;
Ede Brown, James Idenyi.
Meanwhile, the names of two people killed in Mgbuji during the attacks were yet to be released as the communities continued to search for their loved ones.