Unidentified Gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday killed a Chief Superintendent of Police, Benedict Okoh Ajide and other police officers in the Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state.
Reporters gathered that the gunmen also killed a yet-to-be ascertained number of military officers while many others were injured.
“Unknown gunmen attacked some police officers and soldiers today. Their Hilux vans were also set ablaze,” a source told News house.
The Minister of Niger Delta and former Governor of Akwa ibom state Godswill Akpabio is from the local government area.