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Suspected Gunmen Kill Two Police Officers In Akwa Ibom

 

 

 

 

Members of IPOB’s security arm, Eastern Security Network, were suspected to be behind the attack, according to a statement from the local authorities.

Two police officers were killed on Saturday by some unknown gunmen who attacked a police facility in Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria’s South-south.

A female police officer was also injured in the attack, while five vehicles parked at the station’s premises were set ablaze, according to a statement from the Chairman of Ikono council, Nyakno Okoibu.

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

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

The local administration has requested people to volunteer to the police useful information about the attack.

PREMIUM TIMES could not immediately get the police reaction to the latest attack, as the police spokesperson, Odiko MacDon, did not respond to calls from our reporter as of the time of filing this report.

 

 

 

 

Suspected Gunmen Kill Two Police Officers In Akwa Ibom

 

 

 

 

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