Orsu Local government area of Imo state was yesterday set ablaze by unknown gunmen
It was gathered that some miscreants have been terrorizing the community and this attack might be traced to them.
Several buildings, including the chairman’s office, administrative block and parked vehicles among others were among the facilities torched.
According to a source, who pleaded anonymity, said Orsu is a no-go-area for the youths, especially young men because the activities of unknown gunmen are so rife in the area.
He said just like Orlu where it is also alleged that it has become a haven for unknown gunmen, Orsu has turned into a dead zone for young men.
The Interim Management Committee Chairman and Members of Orsu Local Govt Council Area, Hon Uchenna Osuigwe, when contacted, confirmed the incident saying ,
Orsu Local Government interim Management committee chairman ,Hon Uchenna Osuigwe confirmed the incident.
“The information you seek is already trending on Facebook and from what I was told, the fire damaged so many things. You know there is no way a fire will not damage something but the extent of the damage is being assessed.
“So in due time, after a fact-finding exercise, we will come up with a comprehensive report on this.”
Police spokesman in the state, Michael Abattam, when contacted for confirmation of the incident, denied any knowledge of it .
He said, “Officially, I don’t know about it but let me confirm from the DPO in Orsu..”