Just few hours before the much talked about March 19 rerun in Rivers State, a joint security team consisting of the Army, Police and DSS were attacked by unknown gunmen while on patrol today at Egi in Omoku Community of Ogba/Ndoni/Egbema Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The criminals engaged the security team for several hours before they were eventually dislodged. Sadly, a security agent lost his life in the unfortunate incident. Reinforcement was immediately sent to beef up security in the area and normalcy has been restored.
The incident was made known to the public via a press release by Army Assistant Director Public Relations, Captain Eli Lazarus, He also urged the general public to remain calm and be law abiding throughout the election period and beyond as security agents will continue to work assiduously to ensure security of lives and property.