Cultural Heritage: Awgu Youths Write Ugwuanyi

By Uche Mbah Reactions has been trailing the decision of Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, to destroy some cultural heritage in the fight against herdsmen in the state, with a group, Awgu Youth Council, taking to letter writing to express their grievances. Recall that in the wake of the death of a reverend father in Ihe, Awgu, and subsequent protests by priests, Ugwuanyi has been under pressure to take a non prevaricative stand on the issue of herdsmen in the state. Recently, he had visited Ihe, promising a military base…

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Ugwuanyi Orders Destruction Of Natural Heritage To Fight Herdsmen Attack

By Uche Mbah In what has been described as part of his efforts to curb the menace of herdsmen attack in Enugu state, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has ordered the demolition of caves in the areas that attacks has been rampant in recent times. So many has been senselessly murdered by Herdsmen in the state, including seven priest. The last reported death was also of a Reverend Father. In a swift reaction, Ugwuanyi had said that he needed people who will go to the bushes of Enugu to confront the herdsmen.…

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Some Southern Governors, Leaders Allegedly Fund Ruga Secretely, Ugwuanyi Allegedly Paid Community N2 Million To Allow Herdsmen Stay

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Sen. Ike Ekweremadu

By Uche Mbah Indications are that some Southern governors and leaders are already implementing the Rural Grazing Area, RUGA, program because of personal interest, with some investing in the Cattle business and inviting Fulani herdsmen to man them. These in turn are being infiltrated by the “Godogodo”, the AK47 wielding herdsmen who are on Fulanisation mission. This magazine was told that the Fulanis that has been cohabiting with natives are different from the ones that the Federal Government wants to occupy the Ruga settlements. “Cattle business has suddenly become one…

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