Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday stormed the home of the Edo state Commissioner For Youths, Damian Lawani’s residence in Udaba Ekphei community in Estako local government Area of the state.
The gunmen who did not meet the Commissioner at home inflicted varying degrees of injuries on his family members, damaged properties before leaving behind a note on the gate.
Reacting to the incident Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Crusoe Osagie, said that the attack on Lawani was part of the execution of the tasks handed to the thugs.
“The gunmen, who did not meet the commissioner at home, shot sporadically at other residents, destroying belongings and leaving Lawani’s family in pains with injuries.
“The assailants, who promised to return to inflict more pains on the commissioner 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” he said.