Updated: Omumma Mgbidi crisis: Gunmen attacked Imo State Gov. Hope Uzodima house set on fire.

360cliq has get reports of heavy gunshots at Awo-Omamma, Local Government Area, Imo State.
Local sources said they also heared the gunshots at Omuma inside the eastern imo state, Nigeria.

As at 10:00 Am police blocked Mgbidi, Imo state where some destruction also happen.

The gunmen also attack Gov. Hope Uzodinma house at Omuma inside Oru East Local Government Area of the state.
Video that 360cliq obtain shows that some parts of the govnor house burn with some cars and buses.

He also showed at least one dead body in the ground but is not showing how many people died, as at Saturday morning.
Imo State government official that confirmed the attacked said it happened at about 9am today, Saturday, April 24th.

A group of 15 people that official describe as hoodlums driving in a motorcade of three vehicles followed by a tipper that they loaded with tyres, is the one that carried out the attack.

Declan Emelumba, the commissioner for information and strategy said that they are the attackers that invade the village house of the govnor inside Omuma, for Oru East.

They attempt to burn down the house but security operatives stop the attack for cross fire that lead to some deaths, Emelumba add.

Omumma Mgbidi attack happened just hours after Govnor Hope Uzodinma visited President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock Abuja.

The place that this attacked happened is three hours away from Owerri.
Gov. Hope Uzodinma still in Abuja when the attacked occured, according to what 360cliq find out.

The thing is that Gov. Hope Uzodinma is hardly sleep at Government House, Owerri.
And the Imo number one citizen is always stay at his village.

Nobody knows the motive behind the attack.
The gunmen also go to the Government House where they chant some anti government songs but they don’t attack it.

The Imo state government said the incident the politically motivated and they have ordered investigation into the situation.

Earlier this month, the Nigeria Police Force said that members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra [[POB] and Eastern Security Network [ESN] carried out tge deadly attack at Owerri prison.

For the last incident, the gunmen attacked Owerri, the Imo State capital where lay the Police Headquarters and Federal prisons where the set over 1500 prisoners free.

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