Otti to compensate families of slain policemen
Written by Joey Shekwonuzhibo on July 27, 2023
In the South East, Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has pledged to pay adequate compensation to families of two policemen who were killed by gunmen at Samek area, Aba while providing security to the Commissioner for Trade, Commerce and Investment, Chimezie Ukaegbu.
Following the killing of the policemen, soldiers and policemen had gone on rampage in the area destroying shops, properties and arresting residents, traders and motorists.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ferdinand Ekeoma, the Governor condemns the attack , stressing that the government views it as cruel, unjust and highly provocative.
Otti also condemns the reprisal attack carried out by some police officers against innocent citizens describing it as lawless and counterproductive, since such victims have not been proven to be directly or indirectly involved in the attack that led to the death of those two policemen.
The Governor vows to fish out the killers of the policemen and bring them to justice while assuring that those police officers who took laws into their hands will be made to face the law.