At least 20 human beings were killed yesterday in Ayadehe and Oku-Iboku, Itu local authorities location of Akwa Ibom kingdom following an attack by means of hoodlums from Ikot Offiong community of Odukpani local government region in pass River country.
A Facebook user, NSE Abasi Odiong shared :
It changed into a bad sight to behold as corpses of youngsters, males and females (young and old) were recovered from the river, along Oku-Iboku waterways the previous day. The dead bodies of the harmless and innocent Oku-Iboku and Ayadehe human beings have been brought to the shore after being brutally murdered by using Ikot Offiong and Odukpani militia corporations of move River state, who for months now, were launching assaults at the peace loving groups of Oku Iboku and Ayadehe in Itu LGA of Akwa Ibom kingdom.
This isn't unconnected with the resurgence of Akwa Ibom, move Rivers States boundary dispute which turned into settled by using past authorities of, Obong Victor Attah and Mr. Donald Duke.
An eye fixed witness and indigene of the place Mr. Godslove Nkereuwem, recounted what transpired when he said that, ‘‘the human beings of Oku-Iboku were going approximately their ordinary business in their community when the assailants arrived in 5 engine propelled boats and open fire sporadically on the defenseless people, attempting to force their manner thru into the shore of the Oku Iboku. but for 3 gallant youths of the location who rose to the occasion and fought back the attackers, when the assailants were overpowered by using the gallant youths, they fled. however, they returned their frustration on the innocent, harmless farmers, fishers, women and youngsters who they met along the waterways, killing over 20.