The Governor Of Imo State Mr. Hope Uzodinma was attacked by angry youths earlier today. Eye witness said the only All Progressives Congress, APC governor in South East of Nigeria, managed to escape death through the gallantry effort of his security details.
The incident happened at Ohaji Egbema.
Sources told Journalists that the governor was attacked by angry youths in the town.
The source said: “The youths of Mmahu community who upon sighting the governor’s convoy started shouting ‘Onye Oshi Vote, Onye Oshi Vote’ (votes thief, vote thief). They immediately started throwing bottles and weapons at the Bulletproof SUV of the governor, which eventually damaged the governor’s car.”
Governor Uzodinma was however prevented by his security aides from coming out of the car as he was whisked away to safety immediately.
When contacted, sources close to the governor declined comments on the matter as at the time of filing this report.
Uzodinma is a Nigerian politician who is currently the Governor of Imo State, Nigeria. On 14 January 2020, the Supreme Court in Nigeria declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress winner of Imo state 2019 governorship poll nullifying the election of Emeka Ihedioha.