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Gunmen Attack Imo Governor’s Residence, Raze Building, Kill Security Operatives, Burn N200m Rolls Royce

Valentine Chinyem

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Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Saturday attacked the country home of the governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma.

It was revealed that the gunmen invaded the governor’s residence in his Omuma hometown of Oru East Local Government, leading to the death of two security operative.

A source said the gunmen also burned some parts of the building and vehicles, which includes a rolls royce worth N200 million.

State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, confirmed the incident.

“It is true, but the information is not still clear. It is not true that several security men lost their lives. About two security men on duty at the governor’s house were killed. NSCDC personnel was among the security men who lost their lives during the attack,” he said.

Several Police stations have also come under attack in the region, with many officers killed.