Mariama Jabani (Staff Writer)
There was uproar and pandemonium last Sunday in Abama community, a community in Obot Akara LGA, Akwa Ibom state, as the youths set ablaze and burned to aches a middle age man by the name Udom, who was accused of being a Witch and the brain behind the death of a particular young man in the community.
Crises started for Udom, who all the while had been suspected by the community of being a witch, when rumour of the passing on of Ikoedem, a very popular young man who operates a succesful pop nicked name and christened after the famous Ikot Ekpene and Uyo Plaza in Abama, the last community that borders Ukwanu community in Abia state. Ikoedem, whose joint, Plaza is the rave in the community, as nebouring villages and ladies from far away Cross River and other South East states find their ways to his joint to socialised and to do business was reported to have had a slight fever the previous day which was Saturday. and on Sunday around noon, rumours filtered that Ikoedem is death and the man, Udom was fingered.