The country home of Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma have been attacked by unknown gunmen leaving three security personnel dead.

Candidreporters.com gathered that the gunmen invaded Uzodinma’s residence in Omuma, Oru East Local Government Area on Saturday morning.

PHOTO:Gunmen seen shooting and gathering inflatable items to set the building on fire

It was gathered that vehicles parked at the compound and part of the building were also affected by the fire ignited by the attackers.

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Confirming the incident, Declan Emelumba, the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, said: “It is true, but the information is not still clear.”

“It’s not true that several security men lost their lives. About three security men on duty at the governor’s house were killed. NSCDC personnel were among the security men who lost their lives during the attack,” he said.

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This attack is coming up within 24hours after the governor revealed that politicians are responsible for various bandits attack in the country. He challenged security operatives to reveal their identity.

It could be also recalled that Hope Uzodimma is in a feud with former governor of the state , Senator Rochas Okorocha over alleged claim and use of government property.

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