Pulse.ng logo
Go

In Imo APC postpones LG congress indefinitely after 'attack' on secretariat

Unidentified hoodlums were said to have set the APC secretariat on fire on Friday evening.

  • Published:
APC cautions Governor Rochas Okorocha over comments on Imo congress play

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha

(Guardian Nigeria )

The APC Local Government congress in Imo State has been postponed indefinitely following the reported attack on the party's secretariat in the state.

The Congress which was earlier scheduled to hold today, Saturday, May 12, was suspended after the secretariat located along Okigwe road in Owerri, the state capital, was allegedly set ablaze by some unidentified hoodlums.

Multiple reports said the fire started around 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2018, during a heavy downpour which made people around the area run to safety.

play Aftermath of the fire incident at the APC secretariat in Imo State (Nairaland)

 

Security operatives and fire service officials reportedly later put out the fire but the property and vital documents had been destroyed.

ALSO READ: IMO State APC suspends Commissioner, LG chairman

The Imo State Commissioner of police, Dasuki Galadanchi, who later on Friday visited the scene of the incident was said to have vowed to unravel the people behind the suspected attack.

The secretariat was consequently cordoned off on Galadanchi's orders.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.