A house belonging to Hope Uzodinma, Governor of Imo State at Omuma, Oru East local government council area was on Saturday attacked and set ablaze by unknown hoodlums.

This coming barely a month after the Imo state police headquarters and Correctional Service facilities in Owerri were violently attacked by unknown gunmen and inmates set free.

Reports say the perpetrators were clad in black attire, stormed the mansion in the early hours of Saturday.

Sources many government official and private vehicles were destroyed by the fire despite frantic efforts by sympathizers and natives to extinguish the inferno.