National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Ibeku high school in Umuahia North, Abia state, were reportedly attacked by indigenes and students of the community.
The indigenes who struck the school Corpers’ Lodge around 4pm on Wednesday, October 21 came in through the fence bearing in their hands machetes and axes in a bid to harm the serving Corp members.
Men of the Nigerian Police force have however made some arrests as regards the ugly incident and assured further investigations.
Reports futher said that amongst the indigenes were also students of same school who are also believed to be cult members.
According to a Corp member who spoke under the condition of anonymity,“properties and valuables of several Corp members were destroyed during the attack before the Police came into the situation”.
He also stated that no Corp member was hurt during the attack. Attempts to reach the principal of Ibeku high school, Mr Nwosu Chukwuemeka has proved abortive.
Also no words yet from the State’s Commisioner of Police, Mr. Joshak Habila.
Meanwhile, Taraba state had handed out punishment to 200 Batch ‘C’ 2015 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the state.