The Imo State Police Command has confirmed the death of four workers of Lee Engineering Company after gunmen attacked them on Monday morning in Assa community, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of the state.
According to the state’s public relations officer, Micheal Abattam, who confirmed the attack, the oil employees were ambushed on their way to an oil plant in the Assa neighborhood when the hoodlums opened fire on them, with four killed on the spot, while others were severally wounded with gunshots.
According to reports, the oil plant in the community was under construction by the oil company.
The National President of Congress of Ohaji Youths, Emmanuel Ugorji, also confirmed the attack on oil workers.
Ugorji said that himself, some community leaders and security agents have visited the scene of the attack.