June 16, (THEWILL)- Suspected arsonists on Wednesday razed down the country home of an Imo State lawmaker, Ekene Nnodumele.
The arsonists also allegedly torched the ancestral home of the immediate past Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Cyprian Charles Akaolisa, in the same area.
Nnodumele represents Orsu Constituency, in the Imo State House of Assembly.
The arsonists, THEWILL learnt, invaded Nnodumele’s country home at Ebenato, in Awo Idemili, Orsu Local Government Area of the state and beheaded the gateman on duty befere setting the house on fire.
Nnodumele’s aide, Mr. A. Nwadikwa, who confirmed the incident, said the arsonists fired gunshots in the area for hours before, during and after the houses and the killing took place.
“There was heavy gunfire there orchestrated by the gunmen last night,” he said.
Efforts to reach the state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bala Elkana, were unsuccessful as he was said to be indisposed.