The Governor of Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodinma has disclosed that the brains and unseen hands behind the attacks in Imo and other parts of Nigeria will soon be brought to book.
He alleged that some bitter politicians in the State-sponsored Monday’s attacks against the correctional facility in Imo State.
Appearing on Channels Tv, he said: “Sooner than later, you will see a report that will expose identities of those behind what has happened in Imo and what is possibly happening in other states,”
“Their (attackers’) tactics is that they try to identify grievances of people in a particular area. If it is in Imo State and probably there are some IPOB people who are not happy, they hire hoodlums from outside Imo State, they bring them in pretending to be IPOB and they commit these crimes and they go away.
“So, it is not about IPOB. Yes, we agree, we have aggrieved IPOB members but I can tell you those who are doing this destruction, most of them were brought in from outside Imo State.”
“What is important for Nigerians to know is the plot by a group of aggrieved politicians to destabilise the government of APC (All Progressives Congress).
“I have done some thorough investigation and I have some credible lead as to those who are sponsoring these activities of these hoodlums.
“I don’t want to pre-empt the investigations of other security agencies but I can tell you we are working hard to ensure the sponsors of this dastardly acts must be brought to book.