Unconfirmed reports reaching us has it that the Member Representing Esit Eket/ Ibeno in Akwa Ibom State House Of Assembly Rt.Hon.(Dr). Usoro Akpanusoh has narrowly escaped an assasination attempt by some unknown gunmen.
The incident which occured Thursday evening has set many tongues wagging as no one could tell exactly why the lawmaker was wanted dead.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, one of the eyewitnesses stated that the lawmaker escaped unaided, contrary to speculations that he was rescued by Esit Eket youths.
Also, on a post made on her facebook wall, a certain miss Peace Bassey also confirmed the incident, and went further to write that one of the assailants was shot down before he could make his escape.
This incident is one of the many confirmed lawlessness and atrocities already taking hold of one of the most peaceful local government areas in Akwa Ibom state, making people to wonder who could be behind them, and what their motives could be.