There may be palpable pressure in Imo State because the army have laid severe siege in any respect nooks and crannies of the state capital, Owerri, scaring residents with firearms.

DAILY POST learnt that two army helicopters have stored hovering across the metropolis since three days, mounting surveillance to make sure that they weren’t taken unawares by the ‘unknown gunmen’.

The event might have come on account of the latest assault on governor Hope Uzodinma’s home in Omuma.

Recall that the state in a few days has witnessed unprecedented assaults from unknown gunmen which led to a number of lack of lives and property.

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The state of affairs appeared to have heightened since after the killing of the Jap Safety Community Commander within the Southeast area, Ikonso on Saturday.

The hoodlums, on Sunday night time encountered the state Commissioner for Expertise Acquisition and Entrepreneurship, Iyke Ume, capturing him twice on the shoulder and three different drivers round Orji divisional headquarters.

It was additionally reported on DAILY POST {that a} first 12 months scholar of Imo State College, recognized as Nwaneri was shot useless alongside one different whereas she drove throughout the Authorities Home roundabout, Owerri.

The worst hit was the killing of 5 cops at Okigwe-South Police Space Command Headquarters in Orieagu, Ehime-mbano LGA of Imo state.

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Motorists and commuters alike working within the state capital, now dwell in worry of the unknown.

Some have relocated to their villages for worry of being hit by stray bullets.

The bandits had a area day on Wednesday night patrolling town of Owerri, capturing sporadically within the air as pedestrians and residents took to their heels for security.

Additional stories stated that one dealer was shot useless in Ogwa in Mbaitoli council space of the state whereas a handful have been injured.


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