NDU Crisis: Many feared Dead as security operatives and amassoma citizens clash

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NDU Crisis: Many feared Dead as security operatives and amassoma citizens clash



Samuel Asingba

We, here at BNL has received several reports that there is a war currently ongoing in amassoma between the security operatives and the community citizens. Our correspondent got a brief video, Watch Video and See more Photos

According to several sources the war started as a result of security operatives opening the NDU (Niger Delta University) school gate this morning.

Amassoma, NDU gate


Remember that, the school gate was shut and the varsity currently on strike following actions from the Student Union (SU) to protest the increment in school fees.
The students were attacked by security operatives and the school shut down since then.

Recently the women of amassoma even led a naked protest to lay curses on the current bayelsa state governor Hon. Henry seriake Dickson. They also carried a coffin and conducted a burial ceremony for the sitting governor.
Which the government actually took no violent action to that effect.

We received reports today from viable sources that the school gate was today opened which led some angry community mobs to gather at the gate trying to shut it down.
This led to an open fire by security operatives in the region claiming several lives.

According to other sources, this has also led to cult wars, stealing and other criminal activities In the community.

A Facebook user simply identified as Jane Okorowanta reported  that many lives were claimed at the amassoma war.

Our correspondent gathered from Several sources on whatsapp and other platforms who expressed their opinions on what they feel caused the crisis, while others just made a joke out of it....

Another Facebook user reported that the town is currently in chaos as women and children and youths run for their lives following retaliation from security operatives.

Others said;

Others called on the leaders to look into the matter and find possible peaceful solutions rather than war.

A user reported that a house was burnt down be the angry mob upon getting information that he was working with the state government.

Another user confirmed that up to 12 persons has been confirmed dead. Watch Video and See more Photos.

Another Facebook user who we contacted earlier revealed the police had already shot 3 people dead.


See Photos from the incident; Watch Video and See more Photos.







Stay connected for more reports and pictures, as we await official reports from security operatives about the situation of things in the region.