Men of the Nigerian Army have been accused of opening fire at a motorist that was conveying passengers from Owerri, Imo State, to the Umuaka area of the state.
According to reports, the military men who were deployed at a checkpoint in Imo state reportedly shot at a commercial bus driver on the 31st of December, 2022 at Ubomiri, killing several passengers including a final year student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University.
The deceased student identified as Godson Chigaemezu Anumenwe, a final-year student in the Department of Medical Radiography was said to be traveling from Owerri to his hometown in Umuaka for the holiday when he met his untimely death.
Several other road users were said to have also sustained varying injuries from the incident
An eyewitness said the reason why the soldiers opened fire on the bus was still unknown.