Unknown gunmen have attacked and burnt down the palace of Igwe Ifitedunu in Dunukofia local government area of Anambra State.

Igwe Ifitedunu in Dunukofia local government area of Anambra State

According to reports, the gunmen stormed the palace in early hours of Monday, April 26, and set the building ablaze.

Igwe Ifitedunu in Dunukofia local government area of Anambra State

This comes barely 48 hours after some unknown gunmen attacked the country home of Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma in Omuma in Oru East local government area of the state.

The attack is reported to have happened in the early hours of today, April 24. Two of his security aides were killed by the gunmen who also set the building on fire.

Cars and other valuables in the building as well, were affected as a result of the inferno. Efforts are currently being made to stop the fire.

The attack comes after Uzodinma paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari regarding the security crisis in the state.

He had claimed that the crimes committed are sponsored by politicians who are against his administration.


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