NUJ CONDEMNS ATTACK ON SECURITY PERSONNEL IN ESSIEN UDIM LGA :Says action is retrogressive , barbaric and senseless . By Roseline Etukudo

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Akwa Ibom State Council has expressed worry over the spate of attacks on security personnel in Essien Udim Local Government Area.

The press release co-signed by the chairman Comrade Amos Etuk and the Secretary Comrade Dominic Akpan reads in parts “The attacks are retrogressive, barbaric, senseless and alien to the peaceful disposition of Akwa Ibom State.

The Union condemns the attacks without any reservation and reinforces the position adopted at the State Congress held on Friday, March 26, 2021, at the Press Centre, Uyo.

“We offer our sincere sympathy to the families of the security personnel who lost their loved ones.”

“To the injured, the Union prays for their quick recovery and urges the high command of all the security agencies to leave no stone unturned in their quest to fish out the perpetrators of the utterly odious crimes.”

The Union encourages the State Government not to relent in its high level collaboration with security agencies in order to put out the fire on time.

Recently, Essien Udim LGA has been under Attack by unknown gun men. Situation report shows that series of attacks are particularly targeted at Security formations in the Area