The Western Zone of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), has said tension is building up in Ogbeh-Ijoh axis of Delta state over the murder of their kinsman, Pastor Sylvester Yerinbede.
in a statement issued by Olu-Derimon Omaghomi, Secretary, IYC, Western Zone, comprising Edo, Delta and Ondo states in Benin on Sunday the alleged manner and location where the deceased was allegedly brutalized had already heightened tension in the Ogbe-Ijaw axis.
Yerinbede, an indigene of Ogbe-Ijoh, was allegedly murdered on the Aladja portion of a disputed land between Ogbe-Ijoh, in Warri South-West Local Government Area, and Aladja in Udu Local Government Area.
The pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God was reportedly killed in the Aladja area of Udu council. His remains was reportedly found by some Ogbe-Ijoh motorcyclists, who rushed him to hospital in the community for treatment and before his demise he mentioned that his Killers were from the Aladja Community mostly inhabited by Urhobo people.