Anambra State CP Confirms Burning Of Igwe Isseke Palace, Kidnap of Former Gov’s Driver


The Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command, Mr Aderemi Adeoye has confirmed the raising of the Palace of Igwe Emmanuel Nnabuife of Isseke Community in Ihiala Local Government Area.

He explained that the Gunmen were those fleeing from Ihiala town following the security operatives by the joint task force on security in the State.

Commissioner Adeoye noted that Isseke is closer to Imo State a neighboring State stating that officers and men of the Command are on top of the situation to fish out the perpetrators.

It would be recalled that the
Palace of the Traditional Ruler of Isseke Community in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State Igwe Emmanuel Nnabuife was burnt down by suspected gunmen in the area, our correspondent learnt.

This is coming about one week after a former convoy driver to late Governor Chinwoke Mbadinuju was allegedly kidnapped by gunmen after performing the funeral ceremony of his brother at the same Isseke Community.

Reports has it that the said former driver failed to settle the gunmen before burying his brother and shortly after the funeral the gunmen stormed his home firing gun shots in the air and took him away to an unknown destination.

As at the time of this report the driver who they gave his name as CY have not been found and his wereabout is yet unknown.

Also, confirming the arson perpetrated on his palace Igwe Nnabuife said that the house was burnt by the gunmen stressing that he had no problem with anyone in his Community before the incident.

“It is true that my palace was burnt down by these boys and I have lost everything that I laboured all my life to achieve and as it is now I am homeless.

“Everything was razed down but I thank God that no life was lost and nobody was harmed by those boys and this is the way it is in my town Isseke,” the Igwe said.

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