• Troops invade Tompolo’s community, search for militants

    Troops invade Tompolo’s community, search for militants

    Heavily armed soldiers in two gunboats invaded Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu kingdom in Delta State in the early hours of yesterday. Oporoza is the home base of ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo.

    According to the Acting Secretary of Gbaramatu Traditional Council, Chief Godspower Gbenekema, the soldiers arrived at the community around 12:30 a.m.

    He said: “The soldiers entered the town while some took positions near the gunboats. The villagers took to their heels for fear of being […]