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Shock In Akwa Ibom Community As Suspected Scavenger Kills One Despite Ban


Regardless of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s ban on scavenging in Akwa Ibom State, a suspected scavenger has allegedly murdered one Edikan in Eket Native Authorities Space of the state.

It was gathered that the deceased was killed on Sunday morning at Marina Junction, Eket, after a gentle disagreement with the scrap steel scavenger.

The Chairman of Eket LGA, Mr Akaniyene Tommy, who had visited the household of the deceased condoled with the bereaved household, at the same time as he reassured the those that the perpetrator has been arrested and could be prosecuted.

He mentioned,

“The mixed staff of Police Drive and Navy Job Drive (JTF) working in Eket apprehended the perpetrator and he will certainly absolutely face the total wrath of the legislation.”

He defined that anybody seen partaking in scavenging, which the state authorities had earlier banned, could be duly arrested and handed over to the safety businesses within the state.

Talking on the go to, the Youth Chief of the Hausa neighborhood in Eket, Alhaji Ibrahim Iliya condemned the homicide of Edikan by his Hausa brothers.

Iliya famous that Hausas are peace-loving individuals and having stayed for greater than 31 years in Eket, he can not help any type of violence in Eket Native Authorities by any of their topics.

He referred to as on the legislation enforcement businesses to take its full course on the arrested perpetrator.

Reacting to the incident, the Akwa Ibom Police Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon, confirmed the incident, saying that the perpetrator is in detention in Eket Police Station.


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