The Awo-Omanma country home of Prof George Obiozor, the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has been set ablaze by gunmen.
The gunmen stormed the house of the Igbo leader located in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State in the early hours of Saturday. The attackers who in vehicles threw explosive devices at the house.
It was learnt that Obiozor was not at home when his house was attacked.
A source said, “The country home of Prof George Obiozor was burnt. The CCTV cameras captured the attack. Thank God Prof was not at home when they came.”
Obiozor had yet to respond to an inquiry concerning the attack but one of the leaders of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, who prefers anonymity, said that he had called Obiozor to commiserate with him on the incident.
He called on the police to fish out those who carried out this arson.
The police spokesperson in the state, Micheal Abattam, had yet to respond to an inquiry concerning the attack on Obiozor’s country home.
The attack on Obiozor’s country home came the same night the Umuguma Divisional Police Headquarters in the Owerri West LGA of the state was burnt with two police constabularies killed and cars burnt.