Wife mourns as gunmen assassinated husband
-Ojo Taiwo Wife mourns as gunmen assassinates husband
The family of Ime Atakpa is thrown in a sorrowful mode has their breadwinner was murdered at his backyard in Ukanafun on Sunday on his way to Easter service.
Mr. Atakpa is the newly sworn in Ukanafun Local Government Council Secretary in Akwa Ibom.
His wife confirms his death to the newsmen. She said ‘’before going for the church service we, decided to check on some of the pigs in our farm while I and the children were in the house’’
She said she heard a gunshot, and she quickly went to find out where the sound of the gunfire came from, she saw four masked men walking out of the compound.
The public relation officer of the police, in Akwa Ibom DSP Chukwu Ikechukwu also confirmed the incident.
He said, “the man was in his farm in Ukanafun LGA when four unidentified gunmen shot him.”
According to him, four gunmen shot the late council secretary in the stomach. Okechukwu added that he died on his ways to the hospital.