Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked the Imo state House of Assembly complex in Owerri.
According to PUNCH, the gunmen carted away valuables including office equipment, electronics and vital documents.
The attack is reportedly the third in this year.
Commenting on the incident, Emma Orie, a lawmaker representing Ohaji /Egbema state constituency said though his office was not burgled, the offices of three of his colleagues, Mike Iheanatu (Aboh Mbaise) Uche Oguwuike (Ikeduru) and Uche Agabiga (Orsu) were robbed.
The newspaper said the attackers gained access into the offices of the three lawmakers through the ceilings.
The source said it was when the staff members attached to the lawmakers resumed for work in the morning that they discovered that the tables and chairs had been turned upside down.
He also said the computers, documents, television sets and other valuables in the offices were stolen.
Ben Ilochonwu, the chief press secretary to the speaker, confirmed the development.
Andrew Enwerem, spokespsoma for the police in the state, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.