NDLEA Office In Abia State Attacked By Hoodlums


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Hoodlums numbering about 15 were said to have attacked the Ohafia facility of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ohafia local government area of Abia State on Tuesday.
This is coming barely 24hrs after the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) situated in the same location was attacked by hoodlums and set ablaze the building in the process.
Information gathered by our correspondent has it that no life was lost. 
The State Commander of NDLEA, Mr. Bamidele Akingbade, couldn’t be immediately reached for comments, but a senior official of the agency who spoke anonymously confirmed the incident. 
According to the source, no life was lost. 
The source who also disclosed that the hoodlums after gaining entry into the facility went straight to their cell in apparent move to set free detained suspects,  but met it empty as the suspects in detention were moved out of the facility after the attack on INEC office in Ohafia yesterday.
The source added that no weapon was equally snatched from its personnel by the hoodlums.
The source added that investigation into the attack has been launched. 
The governor of the State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu had on a statement issued through the Commissioner for Information in the State, Mr. John Okiyi-Kalu warned that he would not spare resources in bringing criminal elements to justice.
The attack on INEC office is the third time in three days hoodlums are attacking government facility in the state since Sunday morning after attacking Mike Okiro Police Station located along Umuahia-Uzoakoli-Ohafia road. 
This medium had reported that residents of the state, especially, those living within the state capital have been expressing fears since last weekend when they sighted a hummer bus carrying gunmen in the state capital city. 
Some of residents of the state who spoke to our correspondent on the series of attacks on public facilities in the state linked the series of attacks to the gunmen that entered the state last weekend. 
They wondered what the leadership of the Nigerian Army, 14 Brigade Ohafia is doing to join forces with other security agencies to nip the incessant attacks on Ohafia LGA in the bud. 


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