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CUPP Spokesman Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere’s House Under Attack By Gunmen

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Report on our news desk this afternoon has it that the house of PDP House of representatives for Ideato federal constituency and spokes person of the CUPP Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has been under armed attack, the report had it that the house of rep. Candidate was present in his house during this attack and that he personally alerted the state headquarters of the party.

According to press release by the PDP state publicity secretary Collins Opuruozor read that after the report the house of representatives candidate could not be reached.

It will recalled that on 23rd December, 2022 the convoy of the Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere was attacked in Ideato.

January 14, 2023

Press Statement

Imo PDP Alerts Security Agencies, Nigerians, International Community To Sponsored Killings, Arson Going On At the Akokwa Residence of Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, PDP Candidate For Ideato Federal Constituency

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State alerts that, at the moment, there is a well-coordinated armed attack going on at the Akokwa residence of Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, the candidate of our Party for Ideato North/South Federal Constituency.

This has resulted in the killing of undisclosed number of persons. Also, buildings are reported to have been set ablaze.

Our efforts to get back to our candidate, Ikenga Ugochinyere, who was present at his residence when this attack began and who had personally alerted us to the attack, has proven abortive. However, a torrent of messages, a while ago, from Ikenga’s close aides bore some deeply pathetic lines like: “Everywhere is on fire! They are killing us! We are going going!”

Imo PDP calls on security agencies to immediately intervene and quell the attack on our candidate and our Party members at his residence in Akokwa.

Nigerians and international community are to recall that on December 23, 2022, there was an attack on the convoy of our candidate by clearly-identified agents of the Imo State Government. It is shocking that despite our demand for the arrest and prosecute of those involved in that onslaught, nothing has been done by security agencies till this moment.

Today represents a dark day for us in Imo PDP and Imo State at large.

Signed:

Collins Opurozor
State Publicity Secretary
Imo PDP.

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