Pandemonium broke out in Enugu when no fewer than 50 armed men stormed the the Enugu Government House, that attack according the Chief Security officer to the Governor, Mr. Fidelis Ogarabe took place around 4:30 am today.
Speaking to Newsmen in Enugu on Saturday, Ogarabe said armed men struck at the Government House around 4.30 a.m. and attempted to force their way into the premises.
According to him, one person was killed and three others were left injured.
“The others threw away their machetes and escaped,” he said.
Also the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Chukwudi Achife, confirmed the attack also said vigilant security personnel attached to the Government House Enugu early this morning foiled an armed attack on the Government House.”
Achife also added that; “the attack occurred when at about 4.30am when young men numbering about 50 and carrying machetes and cutlasses invaded the Government House and tried to force their way in.
“The attackers were immediately engaged by the security personnel who shot dead one person and arrested three. One security personnel was injured in the attack.”