The governor of Imo state, Governor Hope Uzodimma has reacted to the attack at an INEC office in Imo state. The governor of the state visited the scene where the attack happened, then he condemned what the attackers did and also commended the Nigerian security operatives for a job well done.
The Nigerian security operatives neutralized 3 of the attackers and captured 2 of them during the attack. During governor Hope Uzodimma’s speech, he said “The 2023 election must hold, they want to win the election, but they don’t want election to take place. How then can they win the election if the election doesn’t take place?”
He added “The INEC doesn’t have to face all these problems, they don’t need all this stress” while he said these, he assured that the 2023 election must hold despite the destruction of INEC offices in some parts of the country.
An INEC staff who was present, also narrated how the incident took place during the attack, she also said that no PVCs was taken during the incident