Governor Bernard Okalia Bilai is the recent administrative officer to be attacked in the Lebialem division of the south west region. This happened yesterday Saturday 22nd April 2018. The governor was on his way to Menji to install the new Senior Divisional officer of the locality.
According to Equinox Tv, the governor left the west region for lebialem. He was heavily escorted by the elements of the Rapid Intervention Battalion who scanned the environment. The convoy was attacked in Lewo village by unidentified armed men , who shot from the surrounding forested hills. Security forces responded to the attack which lasted few minutes.
On his way back after installing the new SDO of Menji, his convoy was still attacked in Lewo village which lasted longer than the previous one. Security forces still responded to the attack. No lost of life was recorded on the governor’s site.
Menji is now a ghost town. Every on has left the locality for safety. Watch the video below.