David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi State.

Alleged unknown gunmen have set ablaze a federal high court in Ebonyi State, Premium Times reported.

The court premises located along the Enugu/Abakaliki Highway came under attack on Tuesday morning.

The attackers were said to used petrol bombs in the attack that affected the library and the security post of the court building.

No casualty was recorded in the attack confirmed by the state police spokesperson, Loveth Odah.

The incident had minimal damage due to the swift response of fire fighters.