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Man shot dead during a Community New Yam Festival Yesterday

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Man Shot Dead During a Community New Yam Festival In Abia State. The incident happened yesterday, on August 16, 2021

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A driver at Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture Umudike, in Umuahia, Abia State whose name was given as Kingsley Akpan, who is a native of Akwa Ibom State was shot dead by yet-to-be-identified persons.

An eyewitness, Nnamdi Dike who spoke to some journalists shortly after the incident on Monday said they were in their shops, located at F-line Junction Agbama Housing Estate Umuahia when the incident happened, after hearing a gunshot.

The Nnamdi Dike, who was sitting with him, was also wounded. with a bullet.

According to him, Akpan was hit on the chest by the bullet suspected to have come from a group of passers-by, the Olokoro indigend in Umuahia South LGA who were in the area to celebrate their new yam festival.

The victim was said to have raised an alarm and was immediately rushed to the hospital.

The eyewitness told our correspondent, that the victim was rejected in the first hospital but later admitted at Federal Medical Centre, where he was eventually pronounced dead.

All efforts to reach the Police PRO of the State police command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna for a comment, by some journalists in the state proved abortive.

Subject: Man shot dead, during a Community New Yam Festival Yesterday.

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BREAKING Century news update, Man Shot Dead During a Community New Yam Festival In Abia State. The incident happened yesterday, on August 16, 2021

Century News update, Shared
A driver at Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture Umudike, in Umuahia, Abia State whose name was given as Kingsley Akpan, who is a native of Akwa Ibom State was shot dead by yet-to-be-identified persons.

An eyewitness, Nnamdi Dike who spoke to some journalists shortly after the incident on Monday said they were in their shops, located at F-line Junction Agbama Housing Estate Umuahia when the incident happened, after hearing a gunshot.

The Nnamdi Dike, who was sitting with him, was also wounded. with a bullet.

According to him, Akpan was hit on the chest by the bullet suspected to have come from a group of passers-by, the Olokoro indigend in Umuahia South LGA who were in the area to celebrate their new yam festival.

The victim was said to have raised an alarm and was immediately rushed to the hospital.

The eyewitness told our correspondent, that the victim was rejected in the first hospital but later admitted at Federal Medical Centre, where he was eventually pronounced dead.

All efforts to reach the Police PRO of the State police command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna for a comment, by some journalists in the state proved abortive.

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