Unknown gunmen have set ablaze the country home of Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, burning vehicles parked within the premises and killing two security guards.
The house, located in Omuma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state, was attacked on Saturday morning by the assailants, who were to have killed the security guards first before setting the building on fire.
Confining the development, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, said that two security men at the governor’s house lost their lives during the attack.
The Commissioner said: “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.”