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  • Updated: March 19, 2022

House Of Ohanaeze President General Bombed In Imo

Gunmen on Saturday bombed the house of the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, George Obiozor, in Awo-Omamma in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State.

It was learned that the gunmen used Improvised Explosives Devices (IED), and petrol bombs.

An eyewitness said that the unknown gunmen drove into the compound about 6:15 am, shot indiscriminately for over 15 minutes before they set the house ablaze.

It was also learnt that Obiozor’s brother’s houses were also burnt with several valuables destroyed.

According to a villager, “They used explosives device and petrol gallons to put fire in the building.

"We entered the building some parts of the building were still burning, the properties were burnt to ashes.

“The roof of the buildings were blown off and scattered around the compound.

"Those living in the compound are now in fear that the unknown gunmen will likely come to cause more damage.”

“The most painful aspect of it was that the houses to Obiozor’s brother were set ablaze by these hoodlums.

'It was not as much compared to that of Obiozor house.”

Spokesman of the Police in Imo State, Micheal Abattam, confirmed the incident saying: “There was an attack on Obiozor’s house early this morning.” 

He however said that no life was lost in the incident.

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