Christopher Ohizu, the sole administrator of Ideato North Local Government Area in Imo State, was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen late on January 19, and they also set fire to his home.
Witnesses said that the assailants shot at the politician’s home before dragging him away while still suffering from a gunshot wound. A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) is also said to have been kidnapped by the gunmen during the attack.
“We don’t know what is happening again, people are running away, we are tired of what is happening here, they shot the sole administrator and took him away, we have complained several times and nothing is being done” an eyewitness said
This is coming less than a week after the home of the spokesperson of Coalition of United Political Parties, Ugochinyere Imo, was attacked at Akokwa community in the Ideato North LGA, with three persons killed and about 33 vehicles razed.
The state police command is yet to react to this development.