Itsekiri Elders Plead with Youths Not to Retaliate Attacks

As the casualty figure Thursday shot up to at least 13 following Tuesday’s attack on several Itsekiri villages in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State by suspected armed Egbema Ijaw youths, some Itsekiri leaders have pleaded with Itsekiri youths to resist the urge for retaliation.

The Itsekiri leaders hinted that they were in dialogue with eminent Ijaw leaders who had dissociated themselves from the dastardly act, which they blamed on common criminal elements in the area.[THISDAY live]

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