Abia State Governor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has ordered a full scale investigation into the clash by some Officers of the Nigerian Army and the Police in Osisioma Junction Aba.
A Statement by the Commissioner For Information in the State Chief John Okiyi Kalu said the statement Government is working to ensure the incident does not repeat again
“Abia State Government received with sadness disturbing reports of an unfortunate confrontation between a group of soldiers and police officers at the Osisioma area of Aba earlier today.
” We are working with the heads of the concerned security agencies in the state to ensure that the situation, which has been brought under control, does not repeat itself or escalate within the state”
“Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has also directed full investigation of the circumstances that led to the breach of public peace with a view to preventing future occurrence of such armed confrontation that endanger the lives of innocent citizens and security agents working in the state.
While we are currently working with law enforcement agencies to review the immediate and remote cause of the incidence, members of the public are advised to go about their normal duties as the situation around the area has been pacified.
“Those responsible for this breach of public peace will certainly be unraveled and punished according the law” The Statement Concluded