Police confirm killing of serving NYSC member in Akwa Ibom 

. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, CP, Akwa Ibom State 


Akwa Ibom State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Eket local government area. 

A statement issued yesterday by the police in the state confirmed that the Corps member was shot on Sunday in Eket by unknown assailants who were on a motorcycle.

The statement, signed by the police spokesman, Bala Elkana, said the late Corps member was “hanging out” at Akanimo Street with fellow Corp members whom he went visiting when he was shot.

The name of the late corps member was not given as of the time of filling this report, but the police said he was serving at a public school at Nung Obong in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of the state.

“The Commissioner of Police in the state, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, has deployed a special force from the State Criminal Investigation Department to Eket to investigate the killing.

The police chief, who is said to have visited the crime scene, assured that “those behind the killing would be apprehended and brought to justice”.

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