2 Biological brothers, murdered same day by Fulani herdsmen

2 Biological brothers, murdered by Fulani herdsmen, have been buried.’

Bodies of th two brothers, Uchenna Eze Ominyi and Dominic Ikechukwu Ominyi, slaughtered by suspected Fulani herdsmen, were buried in their Ikwagba Ngo home in Ohaukwu council area of Ebonyi state on Friday, June 4.

The brothers were killed when the herdsmen invaded and attacked communities sharing borders with Ebonyi and Benue states in the early hours of Sunday, May 30.

The blood brothers were in one Mission Hospital in Izzi where Ikechukwu had undergone a surgery, and was being taken care of by Uchenna when the herdsmen attacked the hospital, killing both of them alongside other patients.

Ebonyi state government, through Commissioner for Internal Security, Border Peace and Conflicts Resolution, Chief Stanley Okoro-Emegha, confirmed the incident.

Before their gruesome murder, Uchechukwu was a graduate of Food Science and Technology(FST) from Ebonyi State University while Ikechukwu was a Lagos based business man. Ikechukwu left his business in Lagos to look after Uchenna, his younger brother, in the hospital.

This is very, very painful! Killings even inside a hospital ward?

(Excerpts: LIB)

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