Final Year UNIUYO Student Shot Dead By Suspected Cult Members

A final year student of the Department of Geography, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, Stanley Mbanefo has been shot dead by suspected cultists.

PUNCH reports that the incident took place at the university community of Idak Okpo, Uyo, around 10.47pm on Monday, September 19.

It was learnt that the hoodlums, about five in number, invaded the community and shot the victim at a close range while he was trying to escape from a shop.

A witness, Chief Eno Clement, who is the chairman of Idap Okpo Community Development Association, said the assailants shot Mbanefo in the arm.

He added that after the incident, some residents the community rushed the victim to a hospital in the area.

He said, “They shot him in the arm and we rushed him to a hospital