Heartbreaking: Photos of Army Couple Killed in Southeast Emerge, Nigerians React

Heartbreaking: Photos of Army Couple Killed in Southeast Emerge, Nigerians React

  • A piece of news that would sadden the heart of many Nigerians, is the death of an Army couple who were on their way to Imo state
  • According to the report, the details of the attack remain unknown as the couple was the main target
  • The unfortunate incident which occurred on Saturday, April 30, has stirred reactions from many in the polity

A.M Linus, a Sergeant of the Nigerian Army, alongside his wife, were killed on their way to Imo State on Saturday.

Details of the attack were not clear as of the time of this report but Daily Trust gathered that they were targeted because they were military personnel.

The incident is the latest in the attacks on security operatives in the southeast.

Army couple, Imo state, IPOB/ESN members
Photos of an Army couple that was killed on their way to Imo state on Saturday. Photo credit: Daily Trust
Source: Facebook

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN), its armed wing, have been blamed for the widespread attacks in the region.

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A man claimed to be mastermind of the attack

A phone conversation obtained by Linda Ikeji Blog further confirmed the sad development.

In the phone conversation obtained by LIB, a man confessed to killing the couple and two others. According to him, soldiers have been killing innocent people and he has 'eaten these ones' in revenge.

Nigerians react

Nigerians took to the official Facebook page of Legit.ng and reacted to the unfortunate incident.

MaryAnn E Eriom wrote:

"They're killing their own now too, so by the time they're done, we'll see how many of them would be left to enjoy Biafra, how many times have they heard of the nonsense happening in the East in the Oduduwa nation? Be destroying your own region in the name of agitation, we wish you all good luck. Their luck will Soon run out."

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Ada Kate Uchegbu said:

"The real enemies of Ndigbos killed the couple so as to justify their illegal military operation python dance in South East. No Igbo group can ever kill an igbo person this way. Every injustice and killings meted against the Igbos will one day be avenged. You can't keep Nigeria one by killing Igbo youths."

Oshundare Jelilat Abimbola queried:

"Now it's a crime to be a soldier? I condemned this act of senseless killing. I just pray our brothers reasons together and stop sacrificing each other for this politicians. This is how it started from northerners and now no one even rest again. May their souls rest in peace ."

Abdulrazak Aliyu said:

"I pity my compatriots Easterners on the self destructive mission of this senseless killing of their own people. I hope it will not be too late before they realize they are on the verge of destroying their economy and human potentials."

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Mc ehisoso claimed:

"Since Hope Uzodimma became governor of IMO State, the state has been experiencing unrest. Something needs to be done as a matter of urgency."

Amechi Ezekiel said:

"This is very sad! What a period of pains for their families. Rip."

Onyinyechi Ilechukwu

"If something bad is happening, people will be asking "where are the security agents"?? but now,they're now killong them like nothing is happening but something big is really is happening!!! I condemn this act of senseless killing in our land. I just pray we forsee what havoc we're creating and reason together to stop sacrificing ourselves for Goodness sake!!! This monster we're creating will devour us if left unchecked!
"May their souls rest well"

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In another development, Senator Rochas Okorocha declared that members of IPOB are poorly educated children in the southeast.

Okorocha made the comment in response to the crisis situation in the southeast triggered by agitations.

The senator representing Imo West Senatorial District said the issues bore down to bad leadership in the region, especially in his home state of Imo.

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The pragmatic Wike made this comment while interacting with PDP delegates in Taraba state in a consultative meeting.

Wike also canvassed the need for state police in Nigeria, stressing that it will go a long way in addressing the issue of insecurity.

Source: Legit.ng

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