Tension as gunmen kill CSP, military officers, others in Akwa Ibom
Gunmen numbering about 50 attacked police operational vehicles and the military who were on patrol at Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom State.
The gunmen who were protesting against the Local Government Chairman, attacked the police and military men mobilized to the local government for peace-keeping.
According to a police source who spoke with DAILY POST, one CSP Benedict Okoh Ajide who led the squad to the troubled local government fell to the bullets of the hoodlums while the driver of the Hilux van was burnt alongside the vehicle.
The police source added that many military men were also killed in the failed operation, even as many police officers are still missing as at the time of filing this report.