Another man shot in the face by a soldier in Akwa Ibom (photo)

Yesterday, A man was shot in the face by a police officer in Jos, Today another man has been shot in the face by a soldier in Akwa Ibom.

One Godwin Udoaka, a driver attached to the judiciary in Akwa Ibom is
currently battling for his life at the University of Uyo Teaching
Hospital, UUTH, after he was allegedly shot in the face
by a soldier in Uyo.

According to PREMIUM TIMES, theThe shooting,occurred on Wednesday around 12.45 p.m. at Asutan Street, off Wellington Bassey Way, Uyo.

Witnesses told PREMIUM TIMES that they saw a white Toyota Hilux
belonging to Wizchino Engineering Ltd, with the license plate number ABC
222 AY, pulled up suddenly behind a 14-seater bus belonging to the Akwa
Ibom State Judiciary.

An armed soldier hurriedly step down from
the Wizchino pick-up truck, rush to the judiciary bus and shoot the
driver at a close range. Wizchino is a Chinese firm handling road construction contracts for the Akwa Ibom government.

“It happened within seconds. Before we could figure out what was
going on, the soldier fled the scene with the truck,” one of the
witnesses said.
“The soldier wasn’t the one who drove the truck; it was driven by another person”

The victim’s wife, Imaobong, told PREMIUM TIMES that her husband was
contesting for the right of way with the Wizchino pick-up truck along
Udo Umana Street, before the soldier and the driver of the truck trailed
him from there to Asutan Street where he was shot.

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The police
spokesperson in the state, Ikechukwu Chukwu, confirmed the incident said
they are making efforts to identify the officer.

See graphic photo below…


Kemisola Ade

Kemisola Adeyemi is the Assistant Editor of Kemi Filani News. She loves to write and write and write and hopes to own a publishing firm someday! Email: [email protected]


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