Former Governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Senator Rochas Okorocha has alleged that he was attacked by over1,000 thugs led by an aide of Governor Hope Uzodimma
Okorocha had stormed Royal Palm Estate, a property linked to his wife which was sealed by the Imo State government on Friday.
According to reports, the Governor’s aide arrived the scene to reseal the premises after the former Governor had unsealed it.
A statement by Okorocha’s media adviser, Sam Onwuemedo reads:
“More than 1000 thugs, armed to teeth with knives and guns and led by Chinasa Nwaneri, governor Hope Uzodinma’s Special Adviser on Special Duties , Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, with the backing of armed policemen from Government House, attacked the former governor of the State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Senator Rochas Okorocha’s Convoy. They attacked and damaged all the Vehicles in his Convoy. They also attacked his personal aides.
Senator Okorocha was with only his personal aides when the thugs unleashed the attack.
’This is the information we can give as at now.
“We are still watching events as they unfold.
“Okorocha has the strongest political structure in the state and teeming followers in the State. If he had expected the attacked, he would not have moved with his personal aides alone.