ESN/IPOB ATTACK IKONO POLICE STATION, TWO POLICE OFFICERS FEARED DEAD
The Eastern Security Network (ESN) a non-state regional force and the paramilitary wing of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has killed two policemen and destroyed properties worth millions of naira in Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom Community.
The Chairman of Ikono made this known via a press release signed by his media aide Nsisong Ubong Ntuk, and made available to the public.
“Today, Saturday 1st May 2021, the Executive Chairman of Ikono Local Government Area received a distress call about the invasion of the Police Station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo by criminals alleged to be members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) by 3am. In the ensuing melee two police officers were killed, five vehicles burnt, and a police woman on night duty was critically injured, the flag hoisted at the police station stolen and destructive acts carried out by the invaders.”
Hon. Nyakno Okoibu the chairman in the statement further urged the people of Ikono to go about their normal activities as security concerns have been taken care of.
Recall that yesterday bandits suspected to be IPOB members attacked Sub- Treasury in Essien Udim Local Government council headquarters