BY SUNNY A. DAVID
Anambra State Police Command have declared Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie kinsmen wanted, over a protracted crisis over ownership of a parcel of land.
Ukpo Community in Dunukofia Local Government Area and Abba Community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State have been engaged in a crisis over a disputed parcel of land.
The oil magnate, Engr. Arthur Eze who hails from Ukpo Community has been fingered as the hand behind the crisis, while renowned author, Adichie who hails from Abba has accused Eze of working to diminish, intimidate and humiliate his people to appropriate their land.
In a statement issued in Awka and signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, said that a warrant of arrest had been obtained against some Abba indigenes.
The statement stated, “We wish to inform the general public that warrants of arrest was obtained by the Police in respect of the following suspects over alleged cases of conspiracy and conduct likely to cause breach of peace at Ukpo in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State.”
The State Command listed the names of those to be arrested as Pius Nweke, Isaac Nwafor, Engr. Bennett Anekwe, “all males of Abba Community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.”
The statement further stated that, “The Command enjoins the public with useful information that could lead to the arrest of the aforementioned suspects to contact the nearest Police Station/formations or call the Police emergency number 07039194332 for prompt action, please.”