The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People has condemned the alleged killing of a middle-aged man, Nen-elkpege Lezor, by soldiers said to have raided Kegbara Dere community in the Gokna local Government Area of Rivers State.
MOSOP, in a statement on Saturday, said one Lenu Kpegazor, who was also hit by bullet during the alleged raid on Friday, was currently in a hopeless condition.
The statement by the acting Publicity Secretary of the apex Ogoni group, Sunny Zorvah, added that though MOSOP was in support of government effort to fight crimes in Ogoniland, it would not tolerate unprovoked military onslaught and reckless killings in communities in the area or any other place.
Zorvah said, “Galled by the latest report of shooting and killing in Kegbara Dere community, Gokana LGA, of Ogoni, allegedly by men of the Nigerian Army, MOSOP totally condemns such operation and calls on the security agencies to stop reckless killings in Ogoni communities. Read more