Unknown gunmen attacked Hon. Damian Lawani’s family residence in Udaba Ekphei community, Etsako local government, Edo state.
Fortunately, at the time of the attack, the Edo Commissioner for Youth was not at home.
However, some members of Damian Lawani’s family were injured by the gunmen who shot sporadically and also damaged some properties.
Governor Godwin Obaseki’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie alleged that the attack on Lawani was part of the execution of the tasks handed to the thugs.
He said; “The gunmen, who did not meet the Edo Commissioner of Youth at home, shot sporadically at other residents, destroying belongings and leaving Damian Lawani’s family in pains with injuries.
The assailants, who promised to return to inflict more pains on the Edo commissioner of Youth and his family, dropped a message with the inscription:
‘Damian Lawani, you are lucky we did not meet you at home, but we promise that we are coming back for you. If you like tighten security.”
Meanwhile, popular Nollywood actress, Etinosa Idemudia has made a passionate appeal to Edo residents as they prepare to go to the poll to elect their governor.
The Edo state born actress said since the will be going to the poll very soon and, she is preaching against tribalism and sectorialism.
In an Instagram post, Etinosa wrote;
“Zoning has never and will never help the ordinary Nigerian. We are one and must begin to see ourselves as one for development, peace and progress to come forth. Elect qualified leaders hungry for improvement and support them in making changes. Let us leave unprofitable tribalism, sectorialism and sentiment in making decisions that affect our future.”