LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has escaped an alleged attack on his convoy by gunmen along Ihube community on the Okigwe- Enugu expressway way.
Speaking briefly about the attack, on Sunday, at the birthday celebration of the Imo state Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Samuel Anyanwu, Okorocha revealed that the security convoy was that of operatives from the Enugu State Government to provide Okorocha with security.
Explaining further, Okorocha said, “Why is it that after spending two days in Enugu, peacefully. It was only when i came to Imo state that i was attacked. The convoy that brought to Imo when they were going back to Enugu, they were attacked and one person was killed.
“Why must it be so in Imo state. I am not happy what is happening in Imo state. The convoy helped to convey me to the burial ceremony of the mother of former governor, Emeka Ihedioha.”
“The convoy also dropped me at my Spibat masion in Owerri. As they were driving back to Enugu, the convoy was attacked. This is so bad in this Imo state,” he added.