Five automobiles branded with the images of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State have been late Sunday night set ablaze in Enugu.
Three Sienna buses have been accomplished razed whereas two coaster buses have been additionally burning when males of the Enugu fire Service arrived to place out the fire.
A witness mentioned the automobiles have been parked at an artist’s store close to Tickles, Ogui New Layout, the place they have been being branded when the arsonists attacked.
They allegedly used gun powder to set the fire.
The resultant explosion reportedly attracted residents who referred to as within the fire service.
A chieftain of the occasion, Dan Nwomeh, additionally confirmed the event.
“Three Sienna buses utterly razed down. Two coaster buses nearly gutted before the arrival of the state fire service. Who is doing this?” Mr Nwomeh lamented
Police spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident.
He mentioned the police have launched an investigation into the matter. He, nonetheless, mentioned the reason for the inferno is but unknown.
“Enugu state command of the Nigeria police pressure have commenced a full scale investigations right into a fire outbreak that occurred on Sunday at about 8pm at a printing workshop situated at WTC Ogui new format axis of the state
“It was gathered that the fire outbreak affected three sienna buses and two coaster buses parked on the mentioned printing store.”
He mentioned the immediate arrival of each the fire service and the operatives of the state police command prevented the escalation of the fire.
Last year, two branded PDP automobiles have been reportedly set ablaze at Coal Camp.
Another car belonging to a ward chairman in Enugu North Local Government! was additionally reportedly burnt on December 24, additionally in New Layout space of town.