Serious outrage and condemnation from well meaning Nigerians has trailed the bomb blast that rocked the ukehe home of the president general for Ohaneze ndi igbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo.
Igbos’ both at home and in diaspora have roundly condemned the bomb blast describing it as a cowardly attack on the Igbo nation by some faceless individuals whose intentions is far from being Germaine and called on the Federal government to unravel the riddle behind the bomb blast and bring the perpetrators to book.
IPOB, between whom and Ohaneze leadership there has been no love lost, had dissociated itself from the attack describing it as a ploy by the federal Government to dent the image of the organization even as they condemned the attack.
Meanwhile, the Enugu state commissioner of police Danmallam Mohammed has vowed to unmask those behind the dastardly act of the incident of minor explosion at the ukehe residence of chief Nnia Nwodo the president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo.
The Commissioner of police disclosed this today April 29, 2018 when he led some of his key officers to the scene of the minor explosion at the country home of Chief Nnia Nwodo at Ukehe in Igboetiti Local Government Area of Enugu state.
According to Danmallam,those behind this are enemies of progress and we have to fish them out.We thank God that there is no loss of life nor major destruction,we have to be more vigilant and security conscious and be able to partner with security Agencies to ensure that there is no repeat of such an incident.
He however assured residents of the area about provision of security in the area and to fish out the perpetrator(s).
On his part,chief Nnia Nwodo who met the commissioner of police already at the scene,commended the commissioner of police and the efforts of the command as well as his prompt arrival to the scene in order to have on the spot assessment of the incident.
It was however gathered that there was minor explosion at the early hours of today April 29, 2018 at the residence of Chief Nnia Nwodo at Ukehie in Igboetiti Local Government Area of Enugu state which caused minor impacts on the two windows of one of the buildings by the entrance of the gate and very close to the fence.
Background inquiry gathered revealed that the perpetrator who may not have had access through the entrance gate,may have thrown the object through the fence and it landed on the ground near the windows and exploded and gave some impacts.
The operatives of the Explosive Ordinance Department (E.OD) of the state command has already moved into the scene where they have collected some of the samples from the debris of the explosion for proper analysis and classifications.
Meanwhile the area was rendered safe by the E.OD operatives just as the state commissioner of police has directed the Area commander Udenu to beef up security and surveillance within the axis.