IPOB, aggrieved politicians behind mayhem in Imo – Uzodinma

Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma says security agencies have identified those behind the recent violence in the state and that their names will be released in few days’ time.

He said: “The mayhem was carried out by hoodlums, bandits and a small percentage of IPOB members and aggrieved politicians who decided to sponsor violence to derail the Government of the day.”

Uzodinma spoke on Sunday while addressing the congregation at the end of the Church Service at Government House Chapel Owerri.

“Those out to bring the state down must be prepared to be brought down as well,” he warned.

The governor said he would never negotiate with criminals.

He called for calm “because God is with us and that is why the criminals and bandits failed in their nefarious activities.”

Chaplain, Government House Chapel, Rev. Fr Gilbert Alaribe, in his sermon, admonished Christians to be bold in their dealings just like Paul and Barnabas in the scriptures.

Popular

spot_img

More from author

Ndah, Nwakali, Awoniyi promise to make Nigerians proud

Following their 100% record in the group stages of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, the Super Eagles have promised to bring joy to...

Super Eagles switch attention to penalties as Round of 16 beckons

Interim Super Eagles coach, Augustine Eguavoen, has revealed that he will be focusing on penalties as his side prepares for the Round of 16...

Buoyant Simon reiterates Super Eagles goal in Cameroon

Nigeria’s standout player at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, Moses Simon, has said the primary goal for the Super Eagles at the ongoing...

I’m not under any pressure to play, says Akpeyi

Super Eagles keeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has said he is not under any form of pressure to be in goal for the national team. Speaking after...