January 14, (THEWILL) – The National Spokesperson of the Conference of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, has raised the alarm that his house in Umukegwu Akokwa Area of Imo State “is currently under heavy attack by unknown gunmen.”
Ugochinere is a House of Representatives Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 25 elections.
In a Save Our Soul message titled “EMERGENCY ALERT!”, sent to Media Houses on Saturday, Ugochinyere cried out for immediate help from security forces and the members of the public
The SOS message reads, “This is to notify the general public that this may be my last act as a human as my house in Umukegwu Akokwa is under heavy attack currently.
“As I pen this, all the cars in my house have been set ablaze and there is heavy shooting for the past 25 mins.
“Painfully, as I speak to you, I saw them kill my father’s younger brother, Uncle Dan.
“I pray and call for urgent help from anybody who can help. The attackers are shooting at everyone in the house and this is an urgent cry for help.”
Security Forces are yet to respond to messages of enquiries sent to them on the development.