Sit at home: Confusion as members of Ikwo Community, AE-FUNAI Staff, others scamper for safety in Ebonyi




…we want security operatives to intervene

By Peter Okutu, Abakaliki

Report reaching Vanguard has it that there was confusion on Monday, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, following the activities of unknown gunmen in the area.

It was reported that they (hoodlums) besieged the affected Community as a village head (names withheld) was allegedly killed by a stray bullet from the criminals.

The victim was allegedly cut down by the stray bullet at Igoji market, Ngbabor Community of Ikwo LGA of the State.

Following the development, members of the community, commuters, businessmen and women, including teachers and students of different schools were seen scampering for safety.

The impact of the activities of the unknown gunmen was felt at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, AE-FUNAI, Ebonyi State as Staff and Students of the institution were reportedly seen trooping out of the University for fear of being attacked.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper