Stray Bullet Kills Corps Member In Akwa Ibom

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Tolulope Alausa NYSC corper killed in Akwa Ibom

A member of the National Youths Service Corps () has killed by a stray bullet in Akwa Ibom. The corps member identified as was a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) who had 4 months left in his NYSC.

A statement issued on Monday by the police in the state confirmed the Corps member was shot on Sunday in Eket by unknown assailants who were on a motorcycle.

The police spokesperson in the state, Bala Elkana, said the late Corps member was at Akanimo Street with other Corps members whom he went visiting when he was shot.

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The police didn’t disclose the victim’s name but said he was serving at a public school at Nung Obong in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of the state.

“The Commissioner of Police in the state, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, has deployed a special force from the State Criminal Investigation Department to Eket to investigate the killing.

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“The police chief, who is said to have visited the crime scene, assured that those behind the killing would be apprehended and brought to justice,” the PPRO said.

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