Tension in Delta community as gunmen shot NYSC Corp members

No fewer than three National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members serving at Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, are said to be in critical condition following gunmen attack on them on their way to their lodge at Isiokolo, Ethiope East headquarters.

The victims were rushed to an undisclosed private hospital by members of the Isiokolo local vigilante outfit after they were shot by the hoodlums, who dispossessed them of their valuables, leaving at least three of the corps members in critical condition.

Confirming the attack to our correspondent, Ethiope East Council Chairman, Chief Mrs. Faith Majemite, confirmed the incident, vowed to bring the perpetrators to book, charging security agencies in the area to swing into action and apprehend the culprits.

The council boss also gave the charge she visited the victims at the hospital.

She said: “I have asked the medical doctors on duty to ensure that the corps members get the best medical attention as the council will be handling all their medical bills.
“I want to also assure residents of the council that the security agencies have been placed on their toes towards ensuring that the culprits are arrested and brought to book.”

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