- PDP has called for investigation into the explosion at Nnia John Nwodo's house
- The party urged security agencies to arrest the perpetrators to serve as a deterrent to others
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for investigation into the the explosion at the country home of the president of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Nnia John Nwodo, at Ukehe in Enugu state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the party, in a statement issued by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Sunday, April 29, in Abuja, condemned the explosion. He described the action of the arsonists as callous, horrendous and wicked.
“Party invites security agencies to unravel the identities of the masked characters behind the dastardly act.
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“All our security agencies must swing into action and arrest the culprits to serve as deterrent to others.
“Our nation cannot afford another form of criminality in view of the psychological trauma Nigerians are going through with bloodletting and killings in many states of the federation," he said.
The police in Enugu state confirmed minor explosion at Ukehe country home of Nwodo in the early hours of Sunday.
A statement issued in Enugu on Sunday by the police spokesperson, DSP Ebere Amaraizu, said the commissioner of police in the state had already visited Ukehe in Igboetiti local government area of Enugu state.
Amaraizu said that the command had vowed to unmask those behind the dastardly act.
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Recall that Legit.ng earlier reported that the police said there were no lives lost to the explosion which he said was caused by a very low device thrown into Nwodo’s compound by unknown persons.
“The state commissioner of police immediately raced to the scene of the incident on getting the report; and while there Mr Nwodo, who was not around when the explosion happened, also came in,” spokesman of the police in the state, Ebere Amaraizu said.
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