The victim, Iniobong Lyons, was shot on Thursday in Uyo as a fallout of the #EndSARS protests in the city, several witnesses.
Iniobong Lyons, a former ward chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has been shot dead, according to PREMIUM TIMES.
The victim was shot on Thursday in Uyo as a fallout of the #EndSARS protests in the city, several witnesses said.
He was not part of the protest; he was hit by a bullet as he stepped on to the road after coming out from African Church where he had gone for a church meeting, family and church members said.
Mr Lyons, an elder in the African Church, was a former PDP chairman in Asutan ward 1.
When a PREMIUM TIMES reporter visited the victim’s home at Okop Ndua Erong, Ibesikpo Asutan, on Saturday morning, a delegation.
“As humans, there is nothing else we can do in this circumstance apart from praying to God to console the family.
A media aide to Governor Udom Emmanuel, Richard Peters, who is a reverend minister in the African Church, was a part of the church delegation.
The police spokesperson in Akwa Ibom State, Odiko McDon, told PREMIUM TIMES, Saturday morning, that one person was killed in Uyo.