The power of social media worked again as hashtags like #SaveOyigbo and #OyigboMassacre trends on different social media platforms over a week due to the alleged gruesome killings going on in the community.
The latest update gathered by Mentorslinks has it that, Human rights group, Amnesty International has raised an alarm over the alleged extrajudicial killings and invasion of homes in Oyigbo (Obigbo), River State, Nigeria.
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Amnesty International in a tweet on its official Twitter handle said that they have been receiving disturbing reports from Obigbo including allegations of soldiers invading people’s houses and residents reportedly seeing dead bodies on the streets.
“Amnesty International is receiving disturbing information from #Obigbo, Rivers state.
“—Despite the existing curfew, soldiers are allegedly invading homes.
“—Some residents reported seeing dead bodies on the street, allegedly shot by soldiers.
“We are calling on the military authorities to exercise restraint and stop the killings. #Obigbo #Rivers,” Amnesty International tweeted.