According to a Sunday report, an Unknown gunman has attacked the residence of Mr. Declan Emelumba, who is the Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Imo State, in Ubulu, Oru West Local Government Area.
Mr. Declan Emelumba told the News Agency of Nigeria that the incident occurred on Sunday morning.
The commissioner further explained that the attackers upon arrival, shot sporadically into the air, causing panic before setting his two buildings in his family compound ablaze.
He expresses joy that no life was lost and said that only his gateman was around when they came and he managed to escape without any harm.
Emelumba said: “In the early hours of Sunday, between 1 am and 2 am, some people called me from the village that heavily armed gunmen stormed my compound, broke the gate and set the buildings ablaze.
“The bandits had easy access to the compound and completely burnt down everything,” he added.
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