Suspected political thugs in Edo State have attacked the residence of the Commissioner for Youths, Hon. Damian Lawani in Udaba Ekphei Group, Etsako West Native Authorities Space (LGA) of the state.
Edo State Authorities had alerted the general public on Monday, July 20, of alleged engagement of thugs by Comrade Oshiomhole and Captain Hosa Okunbo on the prompting of Ize-Iyamu, to trigger mayhem within the state.
In an announcement despatched to DAILY POST by the Particular Assistant to the governor on media, the gunmen shot sporadically on the home at 11 pm, destroying a number of properties and leaving scores of Lawani’s members of the family with numerous levels of accidents.
The assailants additionally promised to return to inflict pains on the commissioner who was absent at his residence.
Additionally they dropped a message with the inscription: “Damian Lawani, you’re fortunate we didn’t meet you at house.
“We promise that we’re coming again for you. When you like, tighten safety.”
In an announcement despatched to DAILY POST, a resident on the situation of anonymity stated the home windows of the residence had been shattered with bullets.
Narrating the incident, the resident stated, “The car that introduced them for the dastardly act was parked in entrance of the Udaba Ekphei Group Corridor because it couldn’t achieve entry to the highway to Damian Lawani’s residence due to its deplorable nature from the tarred highway.
“A generator powered in Lawani’s compound for pumping water for a motorised borehole within the place created the impression of Lawani’s presence in Udaba Ekphei Group.
“Maybe, their informant(s) locally on sighting the sunshine in his compound thought that the commissioner was round and subsequently, wrongly knowledgeable his or her principal(s) that Lawani was within the village. Therefore, they got here at about 11pm to hold out the dastardly act.
“The Udaba Ekphei neighborhood residents couldn’t come out on account of the sporadic gunshots. However we thank God that Hon. Damian Lawani was not really round for the assailants to perform their devilish mission”, he added.