The Rivers State authorities has positioned a reward of N200 million to trace killers of 16 individuals, together with girls and kids, who have been getting back from New Year cross-over in Omoku.
Troubled Omoku, Headquarters of Ogba-Egbema/Ndoni council space, lately began having fun with peace after a number of months of cult-related violence.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has positioned a bounty to hint the gunmen, who carried out the assault.
The Governor, in response to the assault, promised to reward anybody who can determine the perpetrators with the sum of N200 million.
Wike mentioned this on Tuesday throughout a go to to the group, alongside heads of safety companies within the state. He assured the victims of presidency’s assist and in addition vowed to make sure that the perpetrators are dropped at e book.
One of the victims of the assault, who misplaced her husband and baby within the assault informed the Governor that the hoodlums stormed her residence on the day of the assault and out of the blue began taking pictures anybody in sight.
A mixed workforce of the military, the Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and males of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC) have since swung into motion to make sure arrest the suspects behind the assault.
The senator representing Rivers South-East, Sen. Magnus Abe, has described the killing within the early hours of the New Year day as barbaric and mindless.
A press release by his media aide, Mr Parry Benson, on Tuesday mentioned Abe expressed worries over the re-emergence of violence and crime within the space.
He mentioned it was pointless for people to take the lives others.
“The incident needs to be condemned by each proper considering Rivers man and girl.
“Rivers communities shouldn’t be allowed to turn into haven for blood thirsty hoodlums,’’ he mentioned.
The senator urged the Nyesom-Wike-led authorities to help safety companies with the wanted instruments to deal with the safety challenges bedevilling the state.
“The killing in Omoku is a sign that each one will not be properly, the state authorities ought to help safety companies with the wanted instruments to deal with these rising state of insecurity.
“The state authorities should drastically re-engineer the safety structure of the state, and supply funding to battle crime to sop this limitless waste of human lives,’’ he mentioned.