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Lawmaker escapes as gunmen kill 2 at marriage ceremony


Two persons have been killed at a traditional marriage ceremony in Uquo community, Esit Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State after unknown gunmen stormed the event.

Mr Usoro Akpanusoh, representing PDP, Esit Eket/Ibeno at the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly confirmed this to the newsmen in Esit Eket on Tuesday.

The lawmaker said the gunmen had stormed the ceremony with the intent to abduct him but he was lucky to escape after struggling with one of his assailants.

Narrating the incident, the lawmaker said: “I attended a traditional marriage in Uquo in Esit Eket with the family of the Deputy Political Leader of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in my ward.

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