Mr. John Ekpeyong, The Comet ne Correspondent in Akwa Ibom State on February 26, 2000, had his tape recorder and cassette seized by the aides of the Delta State governor, Chief James Ibori at Okop Ndua Erong in Akwa Ibom State. Chief Ibori was at the village to witness the traditional marriage of the daughter of Governor Victor Atta of Akwa Ibom State.

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Akwa Ibom
Victim: Mr. John Ekpeyong,
Affiliation: Governor’s Aides Assault Journalist
Assailant: Governor's aides