Thugs loyal to the Former Governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha attacked members of Governor Emeka Ihedioha’s recovery team led by Jasper Ndubuaku at the Okorocha’s private residence located at Sipbat, Owerri.
POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that the team had gone on a recovery assignment in the area when the thugs loyal to Okorocha reportedly struck.
It’s unclear if normalcy has been restored as at the time of filing this report.
However, 7 Committee members are Missing.
The Chairman of the Committee, was seen in a picture that is viral in the social media, being beaten to stupor and thrown into a gutter with his cloths torn.
According to eyewitnesses, the hoodlums who were camped at Okorocha’s Spibat Mansion, on sighting the committee’s vehicles on a visit to recover vehicles belonging to the government and the State’s Coat of Arm, opened fire on them.
The shooting which caused pandemonium in the area, has been condemned by residents who have pointed accusing fingers at the police and the army for providing cover for the gunmen and protecting Okorocha’s family from accounting for their stewardship.
The Chairman, who was visibly in excruciating pains following a serious beating and clubbing by the gunmen is hospitalised at an undisclosed hospital in Owerri.
Watch the footage below;