Buhari summons Uzodimma over deadly attacks in Imo

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President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State over the massive destruction of property and lives in Imo by gunmen.

The president had voiced his concern over the violence rocking the eastern part of Nigeria.

Buhari also summoned the Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, and the Chief Economic Adviser, Prof Doyin Salami, to a meeting at the Presidential Villa.

The separate meeting will hold at the villa later on Monday.

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The President is scheduled to meet separately with them and he would be apprised of the latest developments in Imo State, the power sector and the state of the economy.

A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said the President while condemning the spate of violence in Imo State in the aftermath of the destruction of buildings and assets of the Police and the home of Prof. George Obiozor, President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, pledged to review the security situation in southeast Nigeria.

Buhari has also voiced his concern over the frequent power outages, apologising to Nigerians and assuring a quick relief to the situation.

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