The Special Assistant to the Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, on Strategic Communication, Andrea Ekeng Inyang has recounted an incident that occurred four years ago while he was returning from a church service with his wife.
Speaking via a post on Facebook, Inyang recalled how they were attacked by armed robbers.
He said that three men jumped out of a Toyota Corolla and fired shots sporadically into the air.
The aide explained that he forgot he was with his wife and ran for cover without thinking about her.
Inyang, however stated that when the robbers left he was embarrassed and found it hard to face his wife.
He wrote, “4 years ago, my wife and I were returning from church in the evening around Atamunum,”
“Next we saw a Toyota Corolla pull up infront of us and 3 guys jumped out of the car and fired shots into the air.
“Omo, I forget marriage oh. I run go burst person veranda enter first before I come remember say I waka with my wife. She even ran and took cover elsewhere.
“After the boys had finished their operations, I felt very embarrassed coming out to face her.
“A whole SA to Governor, a stand well comrade and a respected stakeholder in the community, running like an antelope.
“So before you come here to say you can’t run and leave your spouse, make sure you’re used to the sound of guns.”