The atmosphere in Umuahia, the capital of Abia State is currently tensed up, Nigerian soldiers are reportedly shooting sporadically and some people have allegedly been shot already.
UPDATE: We had erroneously reported Aba as the location of the pandemonium
* An arrow was also fired at the citizens.
* A checkpoint was also mounted by the army and people are been forced to raise their hands before they are allowed to cross over.
* The angry youths within the vicinity reportedly armed themselves with machetes and sticks.
Reason for the tension is yet to be ascertained.
Video by: Somto Okonkwo