- As Ogbe-Ijoh Warri monarch calls for calm
Reports reaching Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper reveals that there is great tension in the capital of Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, Ogbe-Ijoh over alleged beheading of its son by warriors of Aladja, an Urhobo Community in Udu Local government Area of the State.
Chief Monday Keme, scribe to the Pere of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom, His Royal Majesty Monbeni III confirmed the incident while stressing that the beheaded Mr. Samson Bebebo was 40 years of age.
According to him late. Samson was a fish farmer who left for his daily fishing routine to a place close to the disputed boundary between Aladja and Ogbe -Ijaw communities where he had a fish farm allegedly at 7: Am this morning and did not returned home as usual, this prompted Ogbe-Ijoh youths who had earlier claimed to have heard gunshots along the area to immediately constitute a search team that eventually saw his Corpse without head.
In his words “A young man of about 40 years, was beheaded today by Aladja hired assailants in Ogbe-Ijoh. He went to work in fish pond in the early hours of today but did not returned as usual. Search team was send to trace him and found his headless body. Samson Bebebo is the name, married with two children and carpenter by profession. Tension is very high in Ogbe-Ijoh now.” He said.
All efforts geared towards reaching out to the Warri Area commandant ACP Muhammad Shaba proves abortive as he could not respond to calls nor text messages.
However, sources have disclosed that the body of late. Bebebo has been taken to an undisclosed mortuary in Warri.
Meanwhile the Pere of Ogbe-Ijoh have condemned the incident while calling on members of his Kingdom to remain calm alleging that justice must surely prevail.