National Youth Service Corps
(NYSC) members serving in Ibeku
high school in Umuahia North,
Abia state, were
reportedly attacked by indigenes
and students of the community.
The indigenes who struck the school Corpers’
Lodge around 4pm on Wednesday, October
21 came in through the fence bearing in their
hands machetes and axes in a bid to harm the
serving Corp members.
Men of the Nigerian Police force have however
made some arrests as regards the ugly incident
and said assured further investigations.
Reports futher said that amongst the indigenes
were also students of same school who are also
believed to be cult members.
According to a Corp member who spoke under
the condition of anonymity, “properties
and valuables of several
Corp members were
destroyed during the
attack before the Police
came into the situation” .
He also stated that no Corp member was hurt
during the attack. Attempts to reach the
principal of Ibeku high school, Mr Nwosu
Chukwuemeka has proved abortive.
Also no words yet from the State’s
Commisioner of Police, Mr. Joshak Habila.
Meanwhile, Taraba state had handed out
punishment to 200 Batch ‘C’ 2015 National
Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to
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