Armed males on Saturday morning attacked a police station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo in Ikono Native Authorities space of Akwa Ibom State, allegedly killing two law enforcement officials and setting 5 police autos ablaze.
Recall that on Tuesday, the twenty seventh of April, 2021, gunmen stormed Ika police station and killed a feminine officer, one Esther Akpan and a particular police constabulary, Isonuyo Paul who was in a Volvo automobile
The press secretary to the chairman of Ikono LGA, Nsisong Ntuk, in a Fb assertion mentioned a flag hoisted on the police station was additionally carted away.
Within the assertion entitled “This sick wind will probably be decimated with utmost precision,” Ntuk wrote”At this time, Saturday 1st Could 2021, the chairman of Ikono LGA obtained a misery name in regards to the invasion of the Police Station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo by criminals alleged to be members of the Japanese Safety Community by 3 am.
“Within the ensuing melee two law enforcement officials had been killed, 5 autos burnt and a policewoman on evening obligation was critically injured, the flag hoisted on the police station stolen and damaging acts carried out by the invaders.
“On getting the alarming data, chairman, Nyakno Okoibu and the Chief Safety Officer of the Native Authorities Space swung into motion by arriving on the scene of the mayhem along with his retinue of aides.
“Proactive measures have been taken to make sure that normalcy is restored to the world of assault and different elements of the Native Authorities Space”
The assertion known as on the individuals of Ikono to stay calm as mandatory safety measures are being taken to revive normalcy to the affected areas.
Confirming the incident the Public Relations officer, Odiko Macdon mentioned the state of affairs is being assessed by the policemen mobilised to the scene.
He mentioned ” there was an assault on our Ikono base, it wasn’t razed down and as we communicate law enforcement officials drafted to the scene are assessing the state of affairs already”