Dreaded Militants Surrender, Embrace Amnesty In Imo (PHOTOS)
Militants numbering up to 3000 loyalists and 3 of their commanders namely ; Emenike Agam, aka “Baba Red Squad” , Ngoni Group led by Onye “Army aka Uche Onyenna”, Egbema Marine led by Justus Nmanwoke aka “General Ojoko” surrendered their arms and ammunition at Freedom Square on February 5, 2018.
They were witnessed by Imolites, security agencies and people of the oil rich region of Oguta/Ohaji/Egbema who gathered to witness the voluntary disarmament/ State Pardon for repentant groups linked to the dreaded Kidnap Kingpin- Don Wanney who was recently shot dead by the army in Rivers state.
The “born again” self acclaimed “Generals” confessed to making Awarra Court Area and its environs uninhabitable and their roles in pipe line vandalism.
The militant leaders also confessed to have had close link to the late notorious Militant leader, Don Wayne who was killed in January this year.
They stated the death of Don Wayne prompted their willingness to surrender arms having realized crime does not pay.
Governor Rochas Okorocha commended the repentant youths for surrendering their arms voluntarily saying, they have been granted pardon by the state stressing that,their names will be forwarded to Federal Government for the Presidential Amnesty program.
The Facilitator of the exercise & Deputy Chief of staff Operations to the Governor,Hon Uju Kingsley Chima,Commander of 34 Battalion, Obinze Brig. Gen H. I. Bature, Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Azike, and other Government functionaries were in attendance.