The community of a former Anambra State Governor has been under heavy shooting, according to reports.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that gunmen invaded the community of the immediate past Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano. The community came under heavy shootings on Sunday.
Obiano served as the fourth democratically elected Governor of Anambra State from 17 March 2014 to 17 March 2022.
There was a serious shooting in the Aguleri community of Anambra State, in which the police intervened and about 15 persons have been arrested in connection with the invasion.
Aguleri which is said to be the largest town in the Anambra North local government area of Anambra State came under attack around 11am on Sunday when the invaders shot into the air sporadically.
Few persons were injured but there were no death casualties.
According to Anambra State Police Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu who confirmed the incident no police officer was injured in the gun battle.
He said: “The situation has been brought under control on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng.
“The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations led police operatives to the scene and prevented the youths from attacking the police station.
“We have made some arrests, in fact, over 15 persons and recovered some dangerous weapons.
“Meanwhile, other means of resolving the conflict is in place and that is, to hear from the aggrieved youths.
“We have also intensified patrols in the area, aimed at enhancing peace and safety please, adding that additional details would released later.”
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