Five Officers Confirmed Dead As Gunmen Raze Another Police Station In Imo State

 Unknown gunmen have razed the Okigwe south police command in Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo state.


247NNU understands five officers were reportedly killed by the attackers when they invaded the station on Monday evening.

The development comes hours after gunmen attacked motorists at Orji area of Owerri, the Imo capital, with four persons left with gunshot injuries.

The Sunday incident is said to have taken place near the Orji divisional police station.

An Imo commissioner was also said to have been shot during the robbery attack on Sunday.

Hours earlier, gunmen had attacked two security checkpoints in Rivers state — one manned by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), and another by the joint task force — killing eight operatives.

Vehicles were also razed during the attack in Rivers.

Meanwhile, as part of efforts to end insecurity, the south-east governors have directed the composition of an advisory board for Ebube Agu, the region’s security outfit.

The governors announced the decision after a security meeting held in Enugu on Monday.

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