By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka
Suspected arsonists on Sunday night, burnt down Idemili North Local Government Secretariat located in Ogidi as well as a Magistrate Court in the area.
Information has it that the arsonists entered the premises and burnt down all property in the secretariat, files, vehicles, including the secretariat building.
Pictures and videos circulating online showed that the the entire buildings were burnt down by the inferno.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga attributed it to handiwork of unidentified arsonists.
“Yes, the incident was confirmed, and our men were there to restore normalcy.
“Right now, the fire has been put off, and calm has been restored to the area,” Ikenga told our correspondent”, he said.