Amidst the challenges of COVID-19 plaguing the entire world, the protracted land dispute in Ayemelum LGA of Anambra State just claimed seven lives.

We must recall that Omor in Ayamelum local government area of Anambra state in Nigeria, is on the shores of the Omambala River. It is made up of the villages of Akanator, Aturia, Amikwe and Orenja.

There have been communal clashes between Omor and Igbakwu locals over land on the border of both towns. It has good vegetation, fertile lands for production of food crops such as rice, maize, yam, cassava and assorted fruits.

Today, the crisis took a different dimension as Omor engaged Umumbo in another round of inter Community Clash over land and seven person’s were said to have lost their lives as at press time



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