Enugu State governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi today deployed soldiers, policemen and local vigilante groups to Aku Community in Igbo–Etiti LGA of the state over reports of planned invasion by armed Fulani herdsmen.
The governor also paid a visit to Rev. Fr. Patrick Ujah, a priest and principal of St. James Boys Secondary School, Aku, who made the distress call.
Speaking on the development, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Igbo-Etiti Police Division, SP Ifeanyi Nwoye told community residents:
“The people should not panic. You all have our phone numbers and should reach us if there is any suspicious activity or movement by any person or group of persons.”