BEVERLY HILLS, May 3, (THEWILL) – Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked the Imo state house of assembly complex in Owerri.
According to reports, the gunmen carted away valuables including office equipment, electronics and vital documents in the attack which is reportedly the third in this year.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker of the House, Ben Ilochonwu, confirmed the development saying the attackers gained access into the offices of three lawmakers through the ceilings.
Also commenting on the incident, Emma Orie, lawmaker representing Ohaji /Egbema state constituency, revealed that the offices of three of his colleagues, Mike Iheanatu (Aboh Mbaise) Uche Oguwuike (Ikeduru) and Uche Agabiga (Orsu) were robbed.
It was when the staff members attached to the lawmakers resumed for work in the morning that they discovered that the tables and chairs had been turned upside down.
It was also discovered that computers, documents, television sets and other valuables in the offices were stolen.
Source: The Will