Imo state governor attacked by angry youths, bullet-proof SUV damaged

Imo state governor attacked by angry youths, bullet-proof SUV damaged

Angry youths in Imo State reportedly attacked the convoy of the Imo state governor, Mr Hope Uzodinma on Sunday. The attack took place during his visit to Mmahu in Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of the state on Sunday.

Governor Uzodinma had visited the community to pay a condolence visit to families of some victims who lost their lives during a truck crash there.

Eyewitnesses revealed that the youths of Mmahu community who upon sighting the Governor’s convoy started shouting “Onye Oshi Vote, Onye Oshi Vote”, throwing bottles and weapons at the Bulletproof SUV of the Governor, which eventually damaged the Governor’s SUV The state government has however debunked reports that the governor was attacked.
Imo state governor attacked by angry youths, bullet-proof SUV damaged

In a statement it released, it said the governor was not attacked but some aggrieved youths who wanted him to address them on the activities of some oil companies in the area threw a stone at the governor’s official vehicle where they were parked and in the process smashed the back glass.

The statement adds that the person who threw the stone has been arrested. Follow us on Twitter and on Facebook
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