Chief priest of a renowned Ombatse Militia group, Baba Ala Agu on Wednesday said the security operatives that were sent to Alakio village in Lafia East development area of Nasarawa State by Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura to arrest him were killed by his god.
Baba Agu stated this when he received a delegation of all Eggons nation both at the state and federal levels which was led by members representing Nasarawa North at the National Assembly, Barrister Solomon Ewuga and members of the House of Representative representing Lafia/Obi federal constituency.
The chief priest, who claimed he was at Ajagwu village close to Alakio village home when the killings of security operatives took place said: “When i came back from where i went to, i heard that the governor sent some security agencies to come and arrest me, and beheaded me but died on their way.”
According to him, “I don’t know how they died and when they came here they were drunk and my god did not allow them and they died as they were about to penetrate into my house and destroy my people.”
Further questions by group of journalists on whether the attack was linked with 2015 general elections, he stated that, “If you are talking about politics, it does not border me I don’t even understand house language is not for me, and I am not a politician and time for politic has not even come yet.”
Baba Agu who spoke in Eggon language and interpreted by the legal adviser of Ombatse militia group, Mr. Zakaria Zamani Alumaga denied knowing anything about Ombatse. He stated that he is not the leader of the group, adding that if invited by the security operatives he would definitely go and that nobody has ever called him.