Jonathan tasks security agencies, asks them to expose those who attacked his residence

Jonathan tasks security agencies, asks them to expose those who attacked his residence

- Former president Goodluck Jonathan has asked security agencies to expose those behind the attack on his home in Bayelsa state

- Through a statement by his spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, he said arresting the perpetrators is important so that such does not repeat itself

- Jonathan made the call as he led those who came to sympathise with him on Friday, December 27

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has enjoined security agencies to fish out those who attacked his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa state.

It should be noted that a soldier was shot dead by the unknown gunmen at his residence on Christmas eve, The Cable reports.

Jonathan also commended the Nigerian army for how they acted swiftly during the incident and chased the attackers.

In a statement by the spokesman of the former president, Ikechukwu Eze, he mentioned how Nigerians of different social standings have empathized with Jonathan.

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“Dr Jonathan noted that since the assailants attacked his marine security post on December 24, 2019 many Nigerians of different social status including President Muhammadu Buhari, state Governors and political party leaders as well as foreigners have either visited him or called to express their heartfelt sympathy over the unfortunate attack in his house,” a part of the statement read.

The former president that exposing those behind the criminality is necessary so that such does not happen again in his community.

“The former President also reiterated his call on the concerned security authorities to expose and bring the criminals to book as a means of ensuring that such daredevil criminality do not happen again in his community or any other place in the country,” another part of the statement added.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that some gunmen on Tuesday, December 24, attacked the Otuoke residence of the former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan located in the Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state.

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Eyewitness' account said that the attackers came to the former president's house, having gained access to the area through a nearby river on speedboats and succeeded in killing one of the soldiers who were on guard duty. ( - We have upgraded to serve you better

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