Akwa Ibom Commissioner’s Brother, Others Killed By Gunmen

Suspected assassins have been reported to have killed no less than three persons in Ikot Oku Usung village in Ukanafun local government area of Akwa Ibom state this morning.

Reliable sources maintained that the gruesome incident occurred at about 6:00am today, Sunday 19th November, 2017.

According to news source, the gunmen were reported to have entered the compound of the Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in the state, Mr.Udoh Ekpenyong, and shot three persons dead including the Commissioner’s younger sister whose name was not made known yet.

News source added: “We learnt that after the gunmen left the commissioners House they proceeded to the residence of former commissioner of education Mr. Aniekan Akpan. But they did not see anybody in the compound, so they left.

Another source added: “But police have started “Stop and search”, in the local government area.”