Bight Newspaper  learnt that the Nigerian Army has declared Eight persons wanted in connection with the killing of 17 soldiers in the Okuama community in Delta state.

The Nigerian Army disclosed this on its official X account on Thursday.

It was gathered that the newly installed traditional ruler of Ewu Kingdom in Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State, HRM Clement Ikolo, is among the eight persons, who the Nigerian Army Defence Headquarters declared wanted on Thursday, over the March 14 killing of 17 soldiers at Okuama Community.

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Also declared wanted is a suspected militant leader, Akevwru Daniel Omotegbono, aka Amagbein, who soldiers tracked to the Igbomoturu community in Southern-Ijaw local government area, Bayelsa State, few days after the dastard incident, but missed him.

On the list of wanted persons are the president-general of Ewu, Prof Ekpekpo Arthur. Reuben Baru is the young man, who made a viral video, recently, narrating why they killed the soldiers.

Andaowei Dennis Bakriri, Igoli Ebi, is supposedly the mother of one of the wanted persons. Atata Malaw David, and Sinclear Oliki are suspeted to be part of the Amagbein gang.

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The persons declared wanted include seven men and one woman.

Statement extracted from Nigerian Army page on X

They are Akevwru Daniel Omotegbono, Prof Ekpekpo Arthur, Andaowei Dennis Bakriki, Igoli Ebi (female), Akata Malawa David, Sinclear Oliki, Clement Ikolo Oghenerukevwe and Reuben Baru.

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