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UYO: gunmen kill youth leader, injure scores in A’Ibom

by Kunle Awosiyan

Gunmen suspected to be cultists have killed the youth president of Atai Ibiaku community in Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Comrade Edet Ibanga.

Scores of persons were also badly injured in the attack on Wednesday at a rented apartment along Ikpa road Uyo.

Report says the assailants, numbering about 18, struck around 10am obviously in search of the deceased.

His remains were later deposited in a mortuary before family members went to nearby Itam Police station to report the incident.

Confirming the incident, Akwa Ibom Police spokesman, Police Superintendent Odiko Macdon, described the incident as unfortunate, adding that Police operatives had since swung into action as directed by the Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Amiengheme Andrew.

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