Published On: Sat, Apr 24th, 2021

1 Dead, Houses Razed As Armed Men Storm Gov. Uzodinma House

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News Investigators/ Armed men have invaded the palatial country home of the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, in Onuma in Oru East Local Government Area, razing buildings and leaving one dead.
The hoodlums also burnt several cars in the compound, including the governor’s Rolls Royce.
The attack by the hoodlums took place Saturday morning.
As at the time of the incident, Mr. Uzodinma was in Abuja, the nation’s capital where he had briefed President Muhammadu Buhari Friday on heightening security situation in the staye.
However, he was said to have headed for Imo as at the time of this repirt was learnt as of the time of this report to assess the situation.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
There were reports that the hoodlums that attacked and set ablaze the governor’s property donned black and black attire.
Villagers reportedly made efforts, without success, to put out the fire.
A lifeless body was also reportedly lying in front of the burnt governor’s property.
An official of the state government confirmed the incident and pointed the finger of guilt to political opponents in the state as sponsors of the attack.

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