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Butchers to Edo govt: Do not politicise or interfere in our affairs

Butchers to Edo govt: Do not politicise or interfere in our affairs

Butchers to Edo govt: Do not politicise or interfere in our affairs

Butchers in Edo state have called on the state government not to politicise issues concerning their welfare.

The call was made by a private abattoir operator and member of Edo State Vigilante, Sunny Omokaro on behalf of the Edo State Concerned Butchers.

Recall that Omokaro had just regained his freedom after his arrest and detention over a shooting incident in his abattoir in Benue.

Speaking on the development, Omokaro said what transpired was that he acted in self-defence when over 30 men invaded his abattoir and fired shots in the air.

He said he was stunned upon arrival at the scene and since he was returning from his vigilante duty at the time and having his gun with him, he also fired shots into the air in response and soon after alerted the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the New Benin Division.

“Though we ended up at the station thereafter, I was surprised that of both parties, I was the only one kept at the station, before being taken to the State Police Headquarters where I was detained and without any investigation, I was charged to court where I was granted bail,” Omokaro explained.

Omokaro who was granted bail on Tuesday by an Edo High Court, added, “I am aware that the Edo State government has a vested interest in this matter and the government called for the matter to be charged to court. Although, I do not know why, I have contacted my lawyers on my next line of action. I will urge the government not to politicise issues bothering on our welfare.

“I am fighting for justice and will not rest until we get justice.”

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Aminat Aigbe

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