Gunmen Attack Abia Police Station, Kill Policeman
Omoba Police Station in the Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State has been attacked by some gunmen leading to the death of a policeman.
According to Vanguard, the attacked happened in the early hours of Tuesday at the station located along the Umuene–Omoba Road.
It was disclosed that the gunmen went on motorcycles and open fire on the station as policemen on guard repelled the attack.
It was alleged that the assailants overpowered the police and gained access into the station, which saw them loot the armoury at the station, taking away arms and ammunition.
The spokesperson of the command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, who confirmed the incident, told journalists that no arrest had been made.
Meanwhile, a former member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Abdulwahab Yahaya Goronyo and his wife has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be bandits.
It was gathered that the former lawmaker was attacked at his residence in the Goronyo Local Government Area on Monday.
“Hon. Abdulwahab was attacked last night by gunmen, he was shot in the leg and they also took away his wife,” a family member said.