CP Inuwa confirms death of 2 in leadership tussle in Delta




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By Edeki Igafe


Warri (Delta) – The Commissioner of Delta, Mohammed Inuwa, on Friday confirmed the death of persons and many injured a leadership tussle between factional groups Agbarho Community, Ughelli Local Government Area.

Inuwa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on phone: “ is true; was a leadership tussle, one served for eight years and refused step down.

“The faction mobilised the man out of office, that led the fight and persons were killed.

“However, the arrow heads on both sides have been arrested,” Inuwa said.

NAN that the incident which happened on Wednesday has do with the community leadership.

“One of the leaders has spent eight years ruling and refused to step down.

“He was approached by the group to step down so that can be conducted into executive positions, but he refused.

“Then, serious argument ensued between the factions which led to sporadic gun shots.

the , two persons were killed and some wounded.

“Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the crime,” a source pleaded anonymity told NAN.


(NAN)