Two Officers Feared Dead As Gunmen Raze Police Headquarters In Akwa Ibom

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Hialeah According to SaharaReporters, gunmen attacked the Divisional Police Headquarters of Ibiaku Ntok Opo, Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa-Ibom State, on Saturday, killing at least two police officers.

According to a source who spoke with SaharaReporters, the incident happened at 3 a.m.

The police station was Kudamatsu razed by gunmen who were allegedly part of Nnamdi Kanu’s Eastern Security Network.

According to the source, a policewoman was injured in the attack, which also resulted in the burning of five vehicles and the theft of a flag.

He said:

“Police Divisional Headquarters at Ibiaku Ntok Opo, Ikono LGA of Akwa-Ibom State has been attacked and razed at about 3 am today. Two policemen have been confirmed killed. A policewoman was injured, five vehicles burnt and a flag stolen. ESN/IPOB carried out the attack.”

This comes barely three days after a female police officer was shot dead by some gunmen in the Ika Local Government Area of the state.

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The police spokesperson in the state, Odiko MacDon, confirmed the killing.

MacDon identified the slain police officer as Esther Akpan, a police corporal.

She was killed alongside a special police constabulary, Isonuyo Paul.



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