Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting
GUNMEN on Saturday invaded the home of the National Spokesperson of the Conference of United Political Parties (CUPP), Comrade Ikenga Imo Ugochinyer, in Umukegwu Akokwa Area of Imo State.
Stonix News gathered that the gunmen surrounded the house pumping pellets into the house and setting on fire any automobile in sight.
Comrade Ikenga, who’s a House of Representatives candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the general elections, was the house when the gunmen began the heavy attack.
For fear of breathing his last in the melee, Ikenga hurriedly sent a terse Save Our Souls message to media house across Nigeria on the situation report and for help.
In the hurried statement electronically sent, Ikenga raised the alarm that his house in Umukegwu Akokwa Area of Imo State ”is currently under heavy attack by unknown gunmen.”
He also disclosed that “Painfully, as I speak to you, I saw them kill my father’s younger brother, Uncle Dan.”
The SOS message reads, “This is to notify the general public that this may be my last act as a human as my house in Umukegwu Akokwa is under heavy attack currently.
“As I pen this, all the cars in my house have been set ablaze and there is heavy shooting for the past 25mins. Painfully, as I speak to you, I saw them kill my father’s younger brother, Uncle Dan.
“I pray and call for urgent help from anybody who can help. The attackers are shooting at everyone in the house and this is an urgent cry for help.”
Motion and still footages of the carnage sighted by Stonix News showed a horrendous destruction of cars and houses, being relics of the attack.
As of the time of filing the report, it could not be ascertained if security agencies had reacted to the incident.