Information getting to giftnaija.com staffs from an unknown source that a family in iviukwe community of etsako east local government area of Edo state agenebode, identified as Ithunokha family, is being humiliated by some hoodlums in the community for their rightful property.
According to the information getting from an unknown source, we learnt’ that the african richest man, Mr Aliko Dangote Legally proposed a fertilizer sites land from ithunokha family #300b, the site is located in iviukwe community in etsako east local government area of Edo state agenebode, the land rightfully belong to a particular family called Ithunokha, following the crisis raging, The two communities iviukwe and iviegbepue, where the site is situated, engulf in serious fighting which led to break down of law and order in the community.
The then state governor, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, ordered the two parties involved to vacate the site to avoid continuous break down of law and order in the community. Some hoodlums, in the community later invaded Mr Patrick Ithunokha’s house, and burned down his three houses in the community and his cars and his wife shop. We learnt that one of the house that was burnt down took many lives, including their grandmother who they tried to rush to the hospital but she couldn’t make it alive. One of the eyes witness Mr. John odun, narrated the scenario. 20 life’s were gone, the only surviving son name Joe, is nowhere to be found. Information gotten, he narrowly escaped for his life. Why many of hundreds of people has fleets away from the community to unknown places, yet the conflict between these two communities has not yet been able to settle while the force men (Nigerian soldiers and police) officers are everywhere in the two communities searching for the perpetrators.
see photos of the destroyed properties