The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Akwa Ibom State Coordinator, Mr Julius Amusan, yesterday condemned the murder of a corps member in Eket in the state.
The Coordinator, Amusan also urged the security agencies in the state to unravel the motive behind the incident and make sure the culprits are apprehended.
The coordinator also described the incident as a sad development that must be condemned by all reasonable persons. He also advised the security agencies to beef up security around Corpers lodge. See what he said below;
“ It is a very sad development that a young man that has come to cater for the development of the nation was murdered in cold blood.
“ It is a very sad development and we are very saddened,” Amusan said.
He disclosed that the corps member, who did not travel during the Yuletide, went to meet his colleagues at the Redeemed Christian Corpers Fellowship Lodge in Eket where he met his death.
The coordinator urged all corps members to be security conscious and refrain from late night outings.
The police had stated that the 27-year-old corps member attached to a public school at Nung Obong in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area was attacked in front of a lock-up shop at Akanimo Street in Eket, Eket Local Government Area.
An eye witness said unknown assailants on a motorcycle had opened fire at the deceased who was in company with his colleagues that he had visited.