Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has revealed that about 400 people who caused mayhem or attacks in the state have been arrested and charged to court.
The governor stated this in a statement issued in Owerri on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachuku.
”Over 400 of those who carried out the threats on the state in the past have been arrested.
”The good thing is that over 70 per cent of them are not Igbo. We will crush anybody that attempts to cause mayhem or attack Imo people again.
”Government cannot surrender to blackmailers, hoodlums, and perpetrators of violence,” he said.
Governor Uzodinma also advised those planning to visit the state with any form of violence to have a rethink as “government is more than ever ready and prepared to keep Imo safe and secured.”