October 1, 2023

Unknown gunmen have burned down a house belonging to a former Attorney-General of Imo state, Chief Cyprian Akaolisa on Wednesday morning.

POLITICS NIGERIA learned that the gunmen struck around 1 a.m burning down the entire building situated in Ebenato, Awo-Idemili. An eyewitness/resident on the scene stated;

“They came to attack me, I ran away. I jumped the fence. I called the owner of the house, he said I should not challenge them. They were about 3 or 4”.

The multi-million naira, the ultra-modern building is the ancestral home of Akaolisa and it was completely reduced to rubbles with explosives. It was learnt that the criminals vanished into thin air after perpetrating the shocking act.

Akaolisa, who confirmed the sad incident in a telephone chat with newsmen said; “I am shocked that some criminal elements could be so callous to commit such atrocity which is man’s inhumanity to man.”

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