Gunmen stop students from taking WASSCE in Imo, set motorcycles ablaze
Gunmen stopped students from taking English Language paper in the ongoing WASSCE being written by senior secondary school students at the Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume in the Njaba Local Government Area of Imo state.
It was gathered that the hoodlums stormed the school premises on Monday and chased the students who were preparing to begin the examinations away.
As the gunmen started shooting, students and teachers, including their supervisors, fled.
According to PUNCH, an indigene of the community said the gunmen also set ablaze some motorcycles belonging to some of the staff and students of the school.
Although there were no report of casualties, a viral video of the incident showed the students and staff shouting and running for their lives.
The source said, “Gunmen came to the school and chased out the students this morning.
“They started shooting repeatedly and insisted that no examination would be allowed to go on.
“They destroyed some motorcycles and shot continuously until the students and teachers ran away.”