We Won’t Have It This Time! Youths Storm Hotel To Arrest Imported Thugs Ahead Of Gubernatorials

Another set of suspected thugs have been apprehended in Akwa Ibom state, ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. The suspects were rounded up this morning by agile youths who stormed EverBee Hotel along Idoro road in Uyo, the state capital.

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Over 32 of them were nabbed. According to the youths, the suspects will be handed over to the police as the law demands.

One of the suspects who revealed he’s from Benin city in Edo state, said that they were brought to the state to monitor the election as observers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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He also revealed that they were at the hotel to receive the money that will be shared to them.

This is coming after various thugs in buses were arrested by police operatives few days ago in Akwa Ibom state.

Akwa Ibom is a state in Nigeria. It is located in the coastal southern part of the country called the Niger Delta, lying between latitudes 4°32′N and 5°33′N, and longitudes 7°25′E and 8°25′E. The state is located in the South-South geopolitical zone, and is bordered on the east by Cross River State, on the west by Rivers State and Abia State, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and the southernmost tip of Cross River State.


Akwa Ibom is one of Nigeria’s 36 states, with a population of over five million people. The state was created in 1987 by Ibrahim Babangida from the former Cross River State and is currently the highest oil- and gas-producing state in the country. The state’s capital is Uyo, with over 500,000 inhabitants.

Akwa Ibom has an airport and two major seaports on the Atlantic Ocean with a proposed construction of a world-class seaport Ibaka Seaport at Oron. The state also boasts of a 30,000-seat ultramodern sports complex. It is shaped like the Allianz arena stadium and it has modern and world-class facilities. Akwa Ibom state is also home to the Ibom E-Library, a world-class information centre. In addition to English, the main spoken languages are Ibibio, Annang, Eket and Oron.

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