File image The officers of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have taken over Aka Community Secondary School, Aka Offot, Uyo Local Government Area of the state following the murder of a trainee, according to Vanguard.
An instructor, who confirmed the development, told Newsmen that an SS3 trainee stabbed an SS2 to death during a fight on Thursday, March 10.
“Following the directive from the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Idongesit Etiebet, the primary revealed the indefinite closure of the school to avert more breakdown of law and order. Policemen are only here to impose that regulation and to examine the incident,” the instructor said.
Among the students of the school linked the incident to the cult competition between SS3 trainees and their SS2 counterparts.
“The foe, one Samuel Effiong Aduk (18 ), widely called ‘Benzema’, who stabbed the deceased, James Effiong Archibong, (18 ), to death, had left the school to continue his SS3 in another school since of series of frictions he utilized to have with other trainees”
“Since then, he (Aduk) has actually been pertaining to this Aka Community School, till yesterday (Thursday) when he came and a bitter quarrel broke out in between himself and James, whereby he brought out kitchen area life and sliced his throat and James passed away quickly prior to being rushed to the healthcare facility”, the trainee explained.
Validating the incident, spokesperson of the command, Odiko Macdon, stated Police operatives have actually been released on the orders of the Commissioner of Police (CP) Amiengheme Andrew, while the discreet examination continues to decipher the remote and immediate reasons for the fracas that resulted in stabbing the deceased in the neck to die.
“We know the incident of a fight by trainees of Aka Community Secondary School, where one Samuel Effiong Archibong of SS3 stabbed his coworker, one James Elijah Aduk, of SS2, in the neck and he died. Both of them are 18 years of ages,” the PPRO mentioned.
“The CP, Mr. Amiengheme Andrew has zero-tolerance for criminalities and crimes and has purchased discreet investigation on the said event.” he assured.