We Will Crush Anyone That Attempts To Attack Imo Again – Uzodinma

We Will Crush Anyone That Attempts To Attack Imo Again –

                                         Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has asked residents to
ignore rumours of a planned attack, warning that his administration would crush
anyone attempting to attack Imo people again.

He described reports making rounds that hoodlums were
targeting some institutions and government facilities in the state as

Speaking after a church service at the Government House
Chaplaincy in Owerri, Governor Uzodimma said that such rumours were designed to
put fears in the mind of Imo people and assured them that no such thing would

He also seized the opportunity to reiterate his earlier
stand that those perpetrating the violence and evil are mostly not Igbo people
but hired machinery, insisting that the government under his watch will not
allow those who visited mayhem on the people to operate again in the state.

Uzodinma reiterated that over 400 of those who carried out
the threats on the state in the past have been arrested and undergoing trials
in the courts, adding, “the good thing there is that over 70 percent of them
are not Igbos.”

While enjoining Imo citizens to “feel free so long as you
are not a criminal,” Uzodinma advised those planning to visit the state with
any form of violence to have a rethink as “government is more than ever ready
and prepared to keep Imo safe and secured.”


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