Gunmen on Monday stopped students from taking English Language paper in the ongoing WASSCE being written by senior secondary school students at the Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume in the Njaba Local Government Area of Imo state.
Sources revealed that the students were preparing to start the examinations when the attackers came and chased them away.
As the gunmen started shooting, students and teachers, including their supervisors, escaped.
An indigene of the community said that the gunmen also set ablaze some motorcycles belonging to some of the staff and students of the school.
Although there are not yet report of casualties, a viral video of the sad incident showed the students and staff shouting and running for their lives.
A source who prefers anonymity said, “Gunmen came to the school and chased out the students this morning.
“They started shooting repeatedly and insisted that no examination would be allowed to go on.
“They destroyed some motorcycles and shot continuously until the students and teachers ran away.”