Heavy shooting reported at Oporoma headquarters of Southern Ijaw local government area has forced residents to stay indoors.
This is in spite of the ten gunboats deployed in the waterways to wade off would be trouble makers in the area.
BRASS: SECURITY Operatives last night arrested some suspected armed men who attacked Journalists and other persons proceeding on election duty at restive Odioma community in Brass Local Government area.
There was sporadic shooting and the travellers had to scamper for safety at about 8pm.
Our reporter can report that with the prompt arrest of the trouble shooters the situation brought under control .
Shooting at Brass, suspected parties thugs clashing. Gun shots can be heard from the distance.
There is tension in the Nembe-Brass waterways despite smooth and early distribution of materials. Accreditation is about to commence in Okpaoma, Eweoma communities.
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