Lawmakers vow to unravel the myth behind Army invasion

The House of Representatives Committee on Army has assured citizens of ogoni of prompt investigation of the Army invasion that led to the destruction of property and killings in the area.
The Chairman of the committee Shawulu Kwewum, who spoke to newsmen on Tuesday in Port Harcourt after a fact-finding visit to Ogoniland over alleged killings said the committee would summon the military hierarchy over the killings and destruction of properties in the area during the invasion to hear the military side of the story before coming to conclusion on the matter and submitting its report to the house
He stated that the House is in a hurry to ensure that the people of Ogoni return to their normal life without fear of molestation or intimidation by the military, and urged Ogoni politicians to live in peaxe and unity regardless of their political affiliations and find a lasting solution to the crisis and insecurity in Ogoniland.
The Committee rounded off its fact finding visit to Rivers State with a visit to Yeghe, Zaakpon, Sime and Bori communities affected by the February 22 and 23 military invasion.
Members of the committee inspected the level of destruction of the house of ex-militant leader Solomon Ndigbara when they visited Yeghe community.
Other places visited by the federal lawmakers include Taabaa junction in Bori where over five people were killed including two Igbo brothers who owned a fast food outfit in the area and a Berber.
The committee upon making a brief stop at Taaba junction at the Caravans where two Igbo brothers Kelechi and Linus Nwafor were shot dead allegedly by the Army, discovered litters of live bullets around the shops.
Members of the committee also met with family members of those killed and injured in Yeghe, Zaakpon and Bori communities as well as inspected the level of damage done.

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