- Daredevil gunmen attacked the country home of the Imo commissioner for labour, employment, and productivity, Chief Ford Ozumba
- The attackers razed the commissioner's residence in Orsu LGA of the state with petrol bombs according to him
- Although no life was lost, the commissioner lamented the extent of damage done by the assailants
Orsu LGA, Imo - The residence of Chief Ford Ozumba, the Imo commissioner for labour, employment, and productivity, in Umuhu Okabia, Orsu local government area of the state was razed by some assailants.
Leadership gathered that the assailants threw petrol bombs into Ozumba's house leading to a massive inferno on the morning of Friday, April 1.
Confirming the news and lamenting the extent of damage done, Chief Ozumba said:
“We were all in Owerri only to learn this morning that my family house had been burnt down. I was told that the attackers wreaked havoc in the cover of darkness. They threw a petrol bomb into the compound.”
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The Cable quoted him to have added:
“What a sad day. My family compound in my village has been razed down by hoodlums last night.”
Fear as gunmen raze Ohanaeze Ndigbo president’s residence
Meanwhile, the residence of Prof George Obiozor, the president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo at Awo-Omanma in Oru East local government area of Imo state was torched by an unknown gang of gunmen.
Obiozor's country home was razed on Saturday morning, March 19, after the attackers threw explosive devices at the house.
A source who spoke said the invaders were captured on CCTV cameras arriving at the Igbo leader’s home in vehicles.
It was gathered that Obiozor was not at home when his house was attacked.
The horrible incident was confirmed by one of the leaders of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, who prefers anonymity.
The leader noted that he had called Obiozor to commiserate with him on the incident. Neither the Imo state police nor Obiozor have yet to release a statement concerning the attack at the time of filing this report.
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