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Fear In Imo As 12 Lawmakers Allegedly Test Positive TO Covid-19, Mgt Undergoes Test Today

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Fear of the unknown has taken the center stage in Imo following the allegation that 12 out of the 27 House of Assembly members tested positive to the Covid-19 test carried out on them.

This is even as the management staff of the house would be undergoing their own test of Covid-19 today Monday 22.

One of the Covid-19 task force members in the state who would not want his name in print hinted lead.

According to him, all the House Members were issued their own results on their hands, hence it was not possible for any of them to know who is positive and who is negative except if they show their own results to one another.

The leadership of the state House of Assembly under the speakership of Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins had subjected the lawmakers to compulsory Covid-19 test following the allegation that three house of Assembly members had already tested positive.

However, while the management staff members are to undergo the same test today, the lawmakers that tested positive have begun to take treatments against the epidemic.

At the time of filing this report, Lead could not ascertain whether or not the House members undergoing treatment are isolated or they take treatments in their different homes.

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BREAKING: Army renames Operation Lafiya Dole in North-East

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has approved the renaming of the ongoing counterinsurgency operation in the North-East from Operation Lafiya Dole to Operation Hadin Kai, the Nigerian Army has said.

This was contained in statement on Friday signed by Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima.

The statement was titled, ‘Nigerian Army Renames Operation In The North East, Seeks Inclusiveness’.

It read, “The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has approved the renaming of the ongoing Counterinsurgency Operation in the North East from Operation Lafiya Dole to Operation Hadin Kai.

“This is premised on the fact that the Nigerian Army has made a lot of progress over the years and needs to re-align for better efficiency.

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“Also affected in the re-designation are the Army Super Camps which now reflect the nomenclature of the formations and units followed by the name of the locations they occupy while sub-units are redesigned as Forward Operating Bases followed by the name of their locations. All these changes are with immediate effect.

“The renaming is in line with the COAS Vision of having ‘A Nigerian Army that is Repositioned to Professionally Defeat all Adversaries in a Joint Environment’.

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BREAKING: Five dead as gunmen set ablaze Imo police area command

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Tension heightened in Imo State, on Monday, as unknown gunmen razed the Okigwe South Police Area Command situated in Orieagu in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State.

A police officer at the headquarters, who spoke to our correspondent in the evening, said that on arrival, the gunmen opened fire on the cops who challenged them.

It was learnt that the invaders freed all the suspects in the cells and carted away arms.

The source said that no fewer than five policemen were shot dead by the attackers as they torch the security facility.

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The source said, “Our area command headquarters in Okigwe south is on fire. Six policemen shot dead. They also freed the suspects before igniting a fire on the facility.”

When contacted, the police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, said that five policemen were killed while one was missing during the attack.

He disclosed that the command had launched an investigation into the onslaught.

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Uzodinma’s guest house set ablaze

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Guest House of Imo state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma was this morning set ablaze.

Information to the Lead Newspapers revealed that yet to be identified group of men stormed the House of a suspected IPOB member at Awomama in Oru East LGA, the country home of the Governor for possible arrest and allegedly set his House ablaze when they could not see him.

The said group allegedly set ablaze another HOUSE belonging to the younger brother of same suspected IPOB member.

Upon hearing this, group of gun men stormed the scene and when they could not find the said persons responsible for the act, they proceeded to the Governor’s house where they shot sporadically and set ablaze the Governor’s guest house Lead gathered.

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