They have been an uproar in Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom State as a business man plucked out the eyes of fellow Business man at Mechanics Village.
Mechanic village is located at Abak Road, Uyo. A busy business village that is well known for getting all kinds of car parts and repairs in the state capital.
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Report reaching Calabaronline this morning from someone who reside at Abak Road and pleaded anonymous, clearly and confidently narrate how it all started;
“The man wanted burning wastes from his bin this morning, fellow shop owner warned him about with reason being that he should not do that at the front space of his shop” – he said.
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He added; “the man no gree o, e still enter go bring matches wan burn, him fellow business person carry stick scatter am, before you know the Igbo man don put am hand for eyes and blood everywhere”.
Meanwhile, men of the military as well as Nigeria Police Force, as at the time of filing this report, arrived the scene to arrest the ugly situation.
However, shops around Abak axis have been destroy and some items looted by irate youths in the state.
With an interview with a man we met at the scene he said; “one Igbo guy had a fight with an Akwa Ibom boy at the run the Igbo guy hit his eyes which led to one eye been plugged out” – he said.
He added; “so Akwa Ibom guys started destroying Igbo traders things and the Igbos deserted their shops and flee.
“This also has led to looting and carting away of goods. I came to repair my car and met the incidence” – he further added.
This is an eye witness report reaching me as I await official report from men of the police. More details shortly.