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Hoodlums Attack NDLEA Office In Abia




(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Armed men, have attacked the Amaekpu office of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA,   in Ohafia  Council Area of  Abia State, South – East Nigeria.

Commandant of the agency in the State, Mr. Bamidele Akingbade, who confirmed the development to newsmen on Tuesday, said it took place on  Monday  at about 3 pm, blaming  the attack on hoodlums.

 The Abia NDLEA boss,  disclosed  that only a section of the office complex was set on fire by the attackers.

Akingbade,  said  that the hoodlums  target was to free the suspects being detained in the facility.

He stated that “the suspects were relocated out of the facility, in the wake of Monday’s attack at the nearby office of the Independent National Electoral Commission,” he said.



The Commander hinted that no casualties was recorded during the attack, and  that their  weapons were intact.

According to him, important official documents of the Agency were stored in a fire-proof safe.

Meanwhile, the state government  has  vowed that it would spare no efforts to get the masterminds of the criminal act.

Reacting to the attack, Abia  state  Commissioner for Information, Chief Okiyi Kalu, said government will do everything within its powers to make sure that the  criminal elements behind the  act are apprehended and brought to book.


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