The former governor of the state of Imo, Rochas Okorocha, has alleged a threat to the life of his daughter, Uloma Nwosu and other members of his family, by the government of the state of Imo.
He claimed that a senior government official in the state allegedly ordered thugs to attack Uloma in Owerri, the state capital.
Okorocha, who spoke through his assistant, Dr. Ebere Nzewuji, said the thugs were seen in a trending video, holding Ms. Nwosu hostage while claiming they received a particular order to confiscate their vehicle until the arrival of the government of Imo. Official to the scene.
Addressing journalists in Abuja over the weekend, Nzewuji said the incident caused panic for people in the area while residents were running around their lives.
He said: “You will remember that a few days ago, members who belonged to the Imo State recovery team went to their store, looted things and said they were government property.
“And remember, they went back to the former first lady’s store and took some containers.
“These were gift items and souvenirs that the former first lady gave to the first ladies and dignitaries at her annual meeting in August, including the things she sold in her furniture store.
“These things that happen in the state of Imo are dire. If precaution is not taken, it will take a full breakdown of law and order in the country.
“We have informed the police, even since the last incident and we do not believe any severe action has been taken so far.
“Therefore, we ask the authorities to do something about it before there is a break in law and order.” Okorocha and his successor, Governor Emeka Ihedioha, have engaged in a political fight even before May 29, 2019, the delivery.
A few weeks ago, EFCC had sealed properties that were owned by the former state governor and his family after they did not appear for questioning.