Unknown gunmen attacked and set ablaze the the Federal High Court Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.
According to a report by PremiumTimes, the attack was carried out on Tuesday by hoodlums using petrol bombs.
The fire which began in the early hours affected the library and the security post of the court building.
However, fire fighters were said to have later mobilised to the scene to put out the fire before it could cause more damage.
No casualty was recorded in the attack which destroyed court records in the library.
Nigerians have reacted to the development. Some of these comments are;
beebah_botanicals – Take it from me…those gunmen are sent by the govt…
h_pinkiess – This is politics,they’re trying to make East and south unsafe just like the north
iamrichardsrichards – If we have only Igbo and Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, Nigeria could’ve been the real giant of Africa.
balo_ng – Which one is unknown gun men every time? Has aliens invaded Nigeria?
lanreicecream – God please forgive me for all the times I left this country and came back. I’m sorry
ikaydardison – When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.” Proverbs 29:2 Nigeria is a fraud built on evil foundations. These are mere manifestations of the fact that dissolution is long overdue
alwayztipcy – The fear of the unknown is real bayi. Abi na unknown government self Dey rule us? Lol
princeositadinma – Who get small money make we contribute leave this country abeg , you fit lap me for flight
classy_cindy_ventures – What is this country turning into for goodness sake
abujasextoyshop – Nnamdi Kanu and all IPOB members need to be arrested immediately
thebennyboom – Federal republic of unknown gunmen,Fixing insecurity in Nigeria was one of the reasons this man hoodwinked Nigerians,in two days back to back tragic headlines on insecurity yet Baba is somewhere cleaning his ears God have mercy !!
bshizzle70a – It’s also ROBBE..RY WITH IMPUNI.TY in Owerri at the moment . Moral of the story – Be careful what you wish for