Some individuals suspected to be armed thugs invaded the Water Board guarantees in Calabar Municipality in Cross River State on Monday morning in a transparent try to grab the official Hilux car of the Chairman of the water board, Godwin Igile.
An eyewitness, who’s a senior employees of water board and most well-liked anonymity, mentioned for worry of extreme sanction, he is not going to reveal his title however regretted the incident, noting that it was a shameful act.
“What’s in a car that Managing Director, Victor Effiom can order suspected armed thugs to retrieve from a md of the board?” he queried.
“The incident occurred this morning when the Chairman of the Board arrived on the board and the motive force dropped him and whereas he (Driver) was negotiating to park the automobile, some thugs who had been stood by pounced on him.
“The suspected thugs numbering over three inflicted accidents on the motive force who was rescued by some staff and the automobile key retrieved from them,” the eyewitness mentioned.
On the time of submitting this report, the motive force was mentioned to be receiving remedy at an undisclosed well being facility in Calabar.
When DAILY POST spoke with the Chairman, Godwin Igile by way of telephone Tuesday night time, he neither confirmed nor denied the story however referred our correspondent to the Everlasting Secretary of the Board, Joseph Bassey, who refused to reply his calls.
Nonetheless, the Everlasting Secretary within the Governor’s Workplace who’s answerable for safety, confirmed the story, “The boys had been despatched there by the Managing Director Victor Effiom to retrieve the car,” he said.