Loyalists of David Gift aka 2Baba who were suspected to have carried out the killings of five natives of Odieremenyi community in Igbu Akoh Kingdom,Ahoada East Local Government of Rivers State,Nigeria accused of being Police informants have being identified.
This was disclosed by Youth of Igbu Akoh Kingdom comprising of ( Ihugbogo; Odieke-Akoh; Odimisama; Odiemerenyi; Ekpena; Odhiaje; Ula-Ehuda; Ogbo; Abarikpo; Okporomini; Eligbo; Ihuaje) communities in the Local Government Area .
Some of those identified are Okpara aka Odogwu,Okoroba aka Apaka and Eyeike aka Sampe said to be Strike Chief,Crack Force 1 and Sub Strike Chief respectively of the Iceland cult deck(branch) led 2Baba.
The Youth body also criticized persons calling for release of suspects in Police cusyody in relation to late SP Bako Angbashim killing described just persons as enemies of the people.
In a voice note send to Journalists, the Public Relations Officer of Igbu Akoh Youth Congress,Comrade Ekeakita Hector Chinem said “categorically the people who perpetrated the evil act are Okpara aka Odogwu, Okoroba aka Apaka(Akoh 1), Eyeike aka Sampe and two others that aide this crimes(last Sunday killing) making it five persons.
“They killed five innocent Youth of Igbu Akoh.We condemn the act .We also urge the Police to put up efforts as they have being doing.We know that by the Grace of God Uche,Easter Okoroba,Edward Eyeike,others and 2Baba will be brought to book.We are not distracted by the evil act we are strongly behind the Police and going to provide necessary information we know about these people to the Police so they can be brought to book.
“We also got reliable information in our hand that there are some persons saying they are EYC executives and signed a notice that some people under Police custody should be released.
“We want to say if you are found wanting by the Police and in one way detained is assumed they are investigating.
“So We are saying any persons or group of persons calling for people under Police investigation to be released,we see those people are enemies of Ekpeye land.
“There is no time that members of 2Baba group has not been arrested,there is no time Police arrested innocent people after profiling they did not release them .I want anybody to quote me anywhere,I will mention people who were arrested and released by the Police without collecting money.
“So why we somebody say Police is arrresting innocent persons from Ekpeye.The Police and the general public should see those persons as enemies of the operation to arrest 2Baba.They are the persons collecting money from people,looking for self recognition by their Godfathers.
“We are praying that other sisters agencies should join Police to make the arrest of 2Baba successful”.
Recall that the spokesperson for the River State Police Command SP Grace Iringe Koko had in a statement on Monday November 13,2023 confirmed the killing of five persons by suspected cultists in Odieremenyi community in Ahoada East and killing of 2 hoodlums by the Police.