Gunmen kill Akwa Ibom youth leader, flee with bike
Gunmen killed a youth leader, Ufot Job, Ikot Andem, in the Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
It was gathered that the assailants also took away his motorcycle, which was given to him as an empowerment tool by a member of the state House of Assembly.
According to PUNCH, the assailants ambushed the deceased on a path linking Ekparakwa Road and Ikot Udo Ossiom village.
A resident, Akaniyene Inyang, said, “The late Job was riding on his motorcycle from his village, Ikot Andem, when he was ambushed by suspected cultists, who opened fire on him and fled with his motorcycle, leaving him in a pool of blood.
“It was too late for him to be saved because when neighbours arrived at the scene following the alarm raised by witnesses, he had lost a lot of blood from the gunshot wounds.”
A youth leader, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the incident had been reported to the police.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Odiko Macdon, when contacted on the phone, said he was attending a work and hasn’t commend on the incident as at the time of filing this report.