Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Scores of Niger Delta Militants Storm Akwa Ibom Govt House

Scores of militants numbering over 100 reportedly stormed the Akwa Ibom state Government House, in a violent protest, causing chaos in and around the Government House in Uyo, the state capital.

The militants demanded that they must be included in the Federal government amnesty programme and that they must see Governor Udom Emmanuel at all cost. Police officers tried disperse them with tear gas and Firearms but they put up some resistance. 

The situation was later brought under control. 

Culled from: Daily Trust