SUSPECTED MILITANTS ATTACK AKWA IBOM SHIP FACILITY, DEMANDS N20M

Written by on January 19, 2021

STILL ON INSECURITY MATTERS,

SUSPECTED MILITANTS HAVE ATTACKED FACILITIES AT THE NEW NORFIN OFFSHORE SHIPYARD LOCATED IN THE BOUNDARY SHORELINE OF IKOT UKPONG IN THE ORUK ANAM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF AKWA IBOM STATE.

THE INAUGURATION OF THE SHIPYARD INITIALLY BILLED FOR JANUARY 23, 2021 HAS BEEN SHIFTED TO JANUARY 30 BY GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL FOLLOWING THE ATTACKS.

OUR CORRESPONDENT REPORTS THAT THE ARMED MEN REPORTEDLY ARRIVED THE YARD AT ABOUT 5AM ON MONDAY AND SHOT INDISCRIMINATELY TO SCARE SECURITY WORKERS AROUND THE SITE AWAY BEFORE  THROWING THE EXPLOSIVES INTO THE MULTI-MILLION NAIRA DREDGING FACILITY OF THE COMPANY.

CHAIRMAN OF THE FACILITY, INIEKONG UDONWA, LAMENTED THE DAMAGE DONE TO FACILITIES AT THE SHIPYARD BY THE SUSPECTED MILITANT GROUP FROM OGONI PART OF RIVERS STATE.


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