The name Johnson Igwedibia may not be familiar to many. But the mention of Don Waney should do the magic. Omoku residents in Rivers State wouldn’t forget the brutality of the deadly kidnap and cult kingpin in a hurry, especially the killings masterminded by his gang on the New Year’s Day.
He was born in Aligwu and bestowed with a chieftaincy title in his village (Aligwu). He was crowned the Onyirimba I of Ogbaland by the Paramount Ruler of ONELGA, King C. Wokocha, on December 16, 2016. This happened shortly after he embraced the Amnesty Programme declared by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Though said to have been killed by security agencies, his acts were akin to an unending nightmare. One of his classmates during their days at Community Secondary School, Egboro in Omoku, identified only as Smart, described him as a gentle pupil when they were in junior class. Read more