A popular settlement along Abak road in Uyo, popularly known and referred to as Mechanic Village is currently having a serious physical combat between the indigens and the Igbo community workers.
According to one Mr. Kuseme, The fight which has left many injured began at the early hours of today. Currently, no life is lost as the men of the Nigeria Police Force are fully on ground to maintain peace.
The actual cause of the clash is yet to be identified; but rumours has it that, a member of the Igbo community hit an Akwa Ibomite almost to death which led to a counter attack by indigenes of Offot clan.
At the time of this report, the fight seems to have overpowered the men of the Nigeria Police. Information from one of the officers who pleaded anonymous assured of a joint task force backup from the men of the Nigerian Army.