Urum vs Achalla Land Crisis: One Killed As Achalla Youth’s Attack Umuife Village

Urum vs Achalla Land Crisis: One Killed As Achalla Youth's Attack Umuife Village

The people of Umuife village Urum were invaded by Achalla youths this afternoon and killed one Mr. Ikechukwu Aaronand made away with his corpse, and set more than three buildings ablaze and property worth millions of Naira were destroyed. Sequel to the incident one Mr. Samuel Afamefuna of Ifiteora village, Urum was chased out of his farm at okpalafifia and Mrs. Helen Nwoye of Ifiteora village, Urum and many others from other villages in Urum have different reports of harassment from Achalla youths.
On 27th May, 2020 the President General of Achalla Improvement Union moved into Ochiokwa farmlands with bulldozer; destroyed food crops of Urum as they were clearing the lands the youth of Urum heard and they went there to stop them. The people Achalla started shooting them and killed one Mr. Nwankwo Udefune (Igada) of Ifiteora village and made away with his corpse. Awka North Transition Chairman Hon. Ferdinand Onwuje and Hon. Chief John Nwokoye, the member representing Awka North Constituency in Anambra State House of Assembly have set separate committees to look into the matter and make lasting peace between the two warring communities in Awka North although their efforts are yet to yield any positive results.

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