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Gunmen kill four oil workers in Imo



NOT fewer than four workers of Lee Engineering Company have been confirmed dead on Monday following an attack by gunmen in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State.

  The oil workers were going to their oil plant in Assa Community when the attackers shot them.

  Four persons died instantly while many others sustained injuries.

  Confirming the incident, the National President of Congress of Ohaji Youths, Emmanuel Ugorji, said some community leaders and security agents, including himself, have visited the scene.

  According to him, the government should beef up security in the area, noting that gunmen were terrorising the area.

  “The first attack by this group was an attack on Oil Serve company and the second one was the kidnapping of the Cluster Development Board Chairman, Godswill Uzomba, whose whereabouts have remained unknown for three months now and followed by burning of ZEROC equipment at Watersmith industrial park by a known criminal gang,” he said.

  President-General of Assa autonomous community, Bartholomew Obodo, also confirmed the attack.

  He called on the Nigerian government to come to the rescue of his people.

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