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ROBBERS TAKES OVER IMO ASSEMBLY

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Suspected armed robbers have attacked the Imo State House of Assembly Complex in Owerri, Punch reports.

The gunmen reportedly carted away office equipment, electronics and vital documents.

The attack is reportedly the third in this year.

Emma Orie, a lawmaker representing Ohaji /Egbema state constituency said loffices of three of his colleagues, Mike Iheanatu, Uche Oguwuike and Uche Agabiga were robbed.

The robbers were said to have gained access into the offices of the lawmakers through the ceilings.

The source said it was when the staff members attached to the lawmakers resumed for work in the morning that they discovered that the tables and chairs had been turned upside down.

He also said the computers, documents, television sets and other valuables in the offices were stolen.

Ben Ilochonwu, the chief press secretary to the speaker, confirmed the development.

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