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A man drives a motobike along a road past a sign that reads: 'Welcome to Rumuekpe, The Land of Peace. Drop your Weapons'.<br />
The Rumuekpe community suffered much damage during the conflict among various rival militants and cult gangs over access to oil money. The inter-communal violence killed many people, including women and children, between 2005-08. Thousands more were displaced by fighting that left homes, schools and churches in ruins with many suffering poverty and homelessness.