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Angry youths attack Delta local council chairman, cart away rifles

Posted by on May 5th, 2021
Angry youths attack Delta local council chairman, cart away rifles

The  Chairman  of  Ethiope  West  council  area  of  Delta  State,  Oghenedoro  Owoso  was  on  Tuesday  May  4  attacked  by  some  youths  in  Mosogar.

The Nation reported that the council chairman was trying to pacify the youths who were protesting an eight-year blackout in the community when things took a different turn.

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A policeman attached to Owoso was injured during the attack, as the youths took away his rifle and another one belonging to a second security aide. The chairman has reportedly called for dialogue, saying that violence is counter-productive.

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Owoso also said some suspects have been arrested over the missing rifles.

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