The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters along Owerri Port Harcourt road in Imo State came under heavy bombardment by gunmen in the early hours of Monday, 12th December, 2022.
The gunmen, according to sources threw locally made grenades through the commission’s building.
However, vigilant Policemen on duty at the facility repelled the attackers and three of them were gunned down.
Sources said the assailants started shooting at the facility as early as around 2am and throwing locally made bombs, which razed some parts of the INEC headquarters before the Police intervention.
Vehicles, guns and communication gadgets were recovered from the attackers.
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