The Igwe of Isoufia community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Col Christopher Moughalu said his people would embark on a spiritual cleansing of their civic centre following the killings of three policemen attached to a former Central Bank Governor, Professor Charles Soludo in the facility.
The police officers were killed when gunmen stormed the venue while Soludo, was having an interactive session with the youths of the community.
Muoghalu, in a statement issued to newsmen through his Palace Secretary, Chukwujekwu Orajiuka, condemned the killing and the kidnap of Commissioner for Water Resources and Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne.
“His Highness mourns the gallant security personnel whose life was cut short brutally; mourns the kidnapping of yet another high-profile son of Isuofia, Emeka Ezenwanne; mourns the desecration of the common heritage of our people. Ezumezu Isuofia mourns the bad intentions of the contrivers of this attack on our son, Prof. Soludo.
“While His Highness condoles with Prof. Soludo on the bad confrontation, he encourages the incoming governor to be unwavering in his pursuits as the land of Isuofia has appended her blessings and approval.
“He enjoins the police to intensify manhunt for the perpetrators and be thorough and honest in the investigation of the sad event.
“His Highness will soon invite the Executive Council of Isuofia People’s Assembly, the Isuofia Women Council and the relevant institutions to embark on the cleansing of the temple of our fathers, The Civic Centre,” the statement concluded.