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A’Ibom: Gunmen attack AKBC News Editor

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A NEWS Editor with the Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC), Harrison Essien was attacked by gunmen on Saturday evening at the AKBC Transmitting Station, Ntak Inyang, Itu.

  Essien, our reporter gathered was on his way home when he was accosted by four gunmen who shot him and took away his laptop, cash, phones and other valuable items, leaving him with serious injuries leading to loss of blood.

  It would be recalled that four weeks ago, five employees of the same corporation have been victimised by armed robbers in this same location, many are currently bedridden due to injury sustained.

  The AKBC staff have appealed to the security agencies and a vigilante groups to come to their aid for the safety of broadcasters and other AKBC family members. Efforts to reach the police in Itu Division for comments on the matter proved abortive.

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