Hoodlums who reportedly disguised themselves as local vigilante groups in the early hours of Wednesday stormed the private residence of the immediate past Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Imo State, Chief Cyprian Akaolisa and set the building ablaze.
The Nation gathered that the multi-million naira modern building which situates at Ebenato Ward in Orsu Council Area of the state in the ancestral home of the ex-Attorney-General was completely reduced to rubbles with explosives.
It was learnt that the hoodlums later vanished into thin air after perpetrating the act.
Akaolisa, who confirmed the incident in a telephone chat with reporters said: “I am shocked that some criminal elements could be so callous to commit such atrocity which is man’s inhumanity to man.”
In the same manner, the member for the Orsu State Constituency in the state House of Assembly, Ekene Nnodumele is equally counting his losses over a similar recent fire disaster that gutted his private building in his community.
The fire was reportedly set by unknown gunmen who terrorised Ebenato Ward in Awo Idemili in the early hours of yesterday.
The Special Assistant to the lawmaker, A. Nwadikwa who confirmed the incident in a telephone chat said Nnodumele’s security man was also beheaded by the arsonists.
“There was heavy gunfire in Ebenato in Awo Idemili by unknown people who also attacked the home of the lawmaker,” he said.
When contacted, the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro confirmed the incident, saying he has sent his men there for an on-the-spot assessment of the incident.