Abia - The Abia State Ministry of Environment narrowly
escaped a mob attack by a group of youths while they attended the state
sanitation exercise, DailyIndependent reported.
According to reports, headstrong youths were playing
football when the environmental team arrived. The same field which was
supposedly to be used by the governmental officials.
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The youth threw stones and sticks furiously at the team
which also consisted of some journalists. The officials ran to their vehicles
for cover as they could the situation was starting to get serious.
The reasons behind this act is still not known and it is
still investigated as to why the youths attacked the officials.
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