Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has been attacked by gunmen believed to be Security Personnel of Governor Hope Uzodimma.

Speaking with IGBERE TV correspondent, Okorocha’s Media Aide said his Boss whereabouts is still unknown after the attack.

 

 

“Yes, he was attacked today by gunmen. The details is still sketchy but I learnt that his Aide that followed him was shot”.

“Senator Okorocha’s whereabouts is also unknown following the attack,” he told our correspondent on telephone.

IGBERE TV had reported that an Aide to Senator Rochas Okorocha was shot by Governor Hope Uzodimma’s security personnel while trying to reclaim a property taken over by the State Government.

Recall that a team of government officials and police, led by the Commissioner for lands, Barr. Enyinnaya Onuegbu, on Friday, invaded the Royal Spring Palm Hotels and Apartments, allegedly owned by Nneoma Rochas Okorocha, wife of former Governor Rochas Okorocha, and sealed off the property.

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Hope Uzodinma led administration, last week, recovered the Eastern Palm University from Rochas Okorocha and renamed it.

As former Imo governor Rochas Okorocha is battling incumbent governor Uzodinma over the recovery of the University, Uzodinma sealed off Okorocha’s wife’s hotel.

There were reports of sporadic shooting during the operation, as seen in videos from the scene.

Credit: IGBERE TV