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Gunmen Kill Four Oil Workers In Imo

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Gunmen have killed four workers of Lee Engineering Company in the Assa community, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State on Monday morning.

Gatekeepers News reports that the oil workers were on transit to their oil plant when the hoodlums opened fire on them.

While four died on the spot, others were severely wounded with gunshots and rushed down to the hospital.

The national president of Congress of Ohaji Youths, Emmanuel Ugorji who confirmed the attack said that some community leaders and security agents, including himself, have visited the scene.

Calling on the government to beef up security in the area, the youth leader said that gunmen were terrorising the area in recent times.

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


The president-general of the Assa autonomous community, Bartholomew Obodo, also confirmed the attack and has called on the federal government to come to the rescue of his people.

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