Goodluck Jonathan residence attack: Buhari and Lawan lamentsDecember 25, 2019
Goodluck Jonathan residence attack: Buhari and Lawan laments
Goodluck Jonathan residence attack…Burglars on Tuesday assaulted the Otuoke nation home of previous President Goodluck Jonathan in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. It was accumulated that the outlaws attacked Jonathan’s home at around 3 am.
They were said to have utilized a ship to explore their way to the previous President’s riverside living arrangement and opened fire on the officers on protecting, apparently to pick up section into the structure.
The assault has anyway produced an open clamor as Nigerians drove by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, censured the assault, portraying it as disastrous and shocking.
There were clashing reports on the number of setbacks as a result of the equipped attack of the previous President’s habitation.
While a source said one warrior was murdered and another harmed, another source guaranteed that three troopers and one individual were slaughtered in the assault.
Be that as it may, Jonathan was said to have gotten away safe in the assault, which some network people portrayed as “a death endeavor” on the previous President.
The occurrence was said to have caused alarm among inhabitants of the network.
Soon after the occurrence, the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta codenamed Operation Delta Safe fortified arrangement of troops in the zone who cordoned off the streets.
Tuesday’s fierce assault on Jonathan’s Otuoke habitation was the second in 12 years as a similar home was attacked by aggressors on April 20, 2007, preceding the presidential appointment of that year.
The representative for the Operation Delta Safe, Major John Unuakhalum, who affirmed the occurrence in an announcement on Tuesday, said the shooters additionally assaulted the security outfit’s “gunboat sent near the place of previous President Goodluck Jonathan.”
He stated, “The watchful soldiers repulsed the assault while a portion of the attackers got away with gunfire wounds. Be that as it may, during the assault, one fighter followed through on the preeminent cost and another was injured in real life. The injured fighter has been emptied to the medical clinic and is reacting to treatment.”
Unuakhalum said fundamental examinations had started “to distinguish the people or gathering of people behind the assault.”
Buhari on Tuesday in the wake of getting the updates on the assault, called Jonathan on the phone to identify with him.
A State House proclamation by Buhari’s media helper, Mr. Garba Shehu, said he portrayed the assault as “terrible and shocking.”
The Presidency expressed, “While praising the warriors on a monitor for valiantly repulsing the assault, the President mourned with the relatives just as officials and men of the Nigerian Army over the loss of one of the watchmen.
“President Buhari guaranteed Nigerians that the security of the life of the previous pioneer and all residents of the nation will keep on being the significant distraction of his organization.”
Likewise, the Senate President, as per an announcement by his media helper, Ola Awoniyi, depicted the assault as wretched.
In his own response, the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Walid Jibrin, depicted the assault as disturbing, unsatisfactory and heartbreaking.