Emerging report indicates that gunmen have on Monday, prevented Students from taking their English Language paper in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, at the Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume, in Njaba Local Government Area, Imo State.
Sources disclosed that the Students were preparing to begin the examination, when the gunmen came in and chased them away.
As the gunmen started shooting, the Students and Teachers, including their Supervisors, fled.
An indigene of the community said that the gunmen also set ablaze some motorcycles belonging to some of the Staff and Students of the School.
Although, there were no reports of casualties, a viral video of the incident showed the Students and Staff shouting and running for their dear lives.
The source said: “Gunmen came to the School and chased out the Students this morning.
“They started shooting repeatedly, and insisted that no examination would be allowed to go on.
“They destroyed some motorcycles and shot continuously, until the Students and Teachers ran away.”
The State Police Spokesperson, Mike Abattam, did not respond to the several calls put across to him.