An operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has killed a 26-year-old man, Mr. Chukwudi John, after he opened fire on a truck in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Wednesday when John, an employee of Dompec Global Resources Limited, was returning from Abak Local Government Area in the state, where he and his colleagues had gone to supply goods.
A witness, Mr. Anthony Okpara, said the incident happened around 2:30pm when they reached Itam, opposite a primary school in Uyo.
He said it all started when the operative signalled the driver of the truck conveying them to stop so that he could check its content. Read more