Literary giant and one of the finest in the literature genre, Dr. Elechi amadi has voice his displeasure on the current barbaric act perpetrated by disgruntled elements living within his community, Aluu over the murder of the four innocent Uniport students. He made the assertion while delivering his vote of thanks at the just concluded port harcourt literary festival held in port harcourt.
He dismissed the falsehood peddle by people that Aluu community is a killer community. He went on to express his indignation saying Aluu community abhor spilling of blood in any ramifications. He opined that whoever kills in the community is banished until certain spiritual cleansing is done before such person is absorbed into the community again.
He equally pointed out that the incident took place in one out of the seven Aluu kindred that makes up the community and also pointed out that the particular place the incident took place is a congregations of diverse ethnic groups and race because the umuokiri community has sold all the land there to visitors building hostels for student and other accommodations. elechi amadi pointed out that the incident actually took place in a virgin land allocated and sold to strangers for development.
He further faulted the chief of the community for taking such rash decision of condemning the students but pointed out that what has bedevil the community in recent time calls for drastic measure to curb the insecurity before the ugly incident.
He pleaded to the authorities to established a fully functional police station rather than the police post the have there to be able to stem the tide of insecurity in the area.
Aluu community is a peace loving people and brother to all ethnic groups living in our community and environs. We are not killers and we will never kill but that does not imply that all Aluu indigene are saints he said.