Matter Arising learnt that, as part of his efforts to secure lives and properties of Ikwo people and enforce the ban on open grazing on any part of Ikwo LGA, the executive chairman of Ikwo LGA, Elder Hon. Stephen Orogwu, last night mobilized soldiers and policemen to escort Fulani herdsmen and cows numbering over 10,000 out of Ikwo.
This morning, upon getting information that the herdsmen remained at the border between Ikwo LGA and Abakaliki LGA at Ndiova Alike Ikwo, Elder Orogwu got to the place and further instructed the DPO of Noyo Police Division and his team of mobile police officers to ensure the herdsmen leave immediately.
He further called the chairman of Abakaliki LGA, Hon. Emmanuel Nwangele, to inform him of the presence of the herdsmen in his territory and to mobilize the necessary forces to escort the herdsmen out of Ebonyi.