Gunmen On Rampage In Imo Burn Magistrate, High Courts, Health Centre, Radio Station

Gunmen believed to be members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) on Saturday razed the Atta Divisional Police Headquarters within the Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State.

The hoodlums equally razed the Atta Magistrate and High Court and vandalised the neighborhood’s well being Centre.


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According to Daily Trust, the incident occurred between 1 am and a couple of am on Saturday.

Sources locally stated the invaders shot sporadically for an hour earlier than torching the amenities.

The crown Prince of the neighborhood, Remigiius Azike, stated the incident occurred when the villagers had gone to mattress.

A former President-General of the neighborhood, John Agbaso, stated the neighborhood is pained, particularly coming only a week after the spouse of the President-General of the neighborhood, Chijioke Duruonyeokwu, was killed and his home burnt by unknown individuals.

He known as on the federal government to come back to their rescue, including that insecurity elevated the realm.

He stated: “I used to be the one who constructed the police station and the Justice of the Peace Court and mobilised youths underneath the auspices of ‘Transformations Ambassadors of Atta Nwambieri’ to construct the High Court.

“I did this in order that our individuals may have entry to authorities amenities.

“This is only one week they razed the home of our President-General and killed his spouse.

“The government should come to our rescue.”

Police spokesperson within the state, Bala Elkana, stated that he had not been briefed of the incident when contacted.

IPOB had given a sit-at-home order on Saturday, which has saved residents of Imo State indoors.

There have been steady assaults on public infrastructure in Nigeria’s Southeast and South-South components prior to now few months.

No particular person or organisation has to this point claimed duty for the assaults. However, IPOB members are the principal suspects.

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Gunmen On Rampage In Imo Burn Magistrate, High Courts, Health Centre, Radio Station

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