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Unknown Gunmen Burn Police Facility, Kill 2 Officers, Loot Arms In Akwa Ibom (Photos)

Unknown gunmen attacked and razed down a police facility after killing two police officers on Akwa Ibom state.

The men who are yet-to-be known lunch the attack in Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

It was gathered that a female police officer was also injured in the attack, while five vehicles parked at the station’s premises were set ablaze.


The attack was confirmed in a statement by the the Chairman of Ikono council, Nyakno Okoibu.

The chairman’s media aide, Nsisong Ntuk, who released the statement said the attack occurred at about 3 a.m.

He said:

“The chairman has been making overarching measures to ensure that normalcy is restored to the area of attack and other parts of the Local Government Area.”

“The chairman wishes to reassure the people of Ikono that in liaison with the Chief Security Officer of the State, Governor Udom Emmanuel, all necessary apparatus will be activated to ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are apprehended and brought to book.

“Akwa Ibom State has over the years been known as a peaceful state where lives and properties of those domiciled within it are safe and secured. The narrative will not change now.

The statement also said members of IPOB’s security arm, Eastern Security Network (ESN), were suspected to be behind the attack.

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