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Rivers Police confirm attack on party office

The Rivers Police Command said it had received a report of an attack on the All Progressives Congress office at Ngor, Andoni Local Government Area, early on Friday.

Mr Ahmad Muhammad, a DSP, and public relations officer of the command, said this in an interview with Newsmen in Port Harcourt on Friday.

‘’ We have received a report of the incident. Details are sketchy, but we have commenced investigation into the incident,’’Muhammad said.

Mr Oromte Erefokuma, Chairman of the party in Andoni local government, said the party office was destroyed with dynamite in the early hours of Friday.

‘’ The APC office at Ngor was attacked by unknown persons in the early hours of Friday. Nobody was hurt, but the office was destroyed,’’ he said.

Muhammad also said the police had commenced search for gunmen who attacked the campaign team of Mr Nyesom Wike, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers, at Abua town, in Abua/Odual Local Government.

He said the gunmen opened fire on the campaign team on Jan. 15 in the afternoon.

‘’ Policemen accompanying the team responded and chased away the gunmen.

‘’Nobody was hurt. No arrest was made and we have commenced serious manhunt for the perpetrators of the act,’’ the police spokesperson said.


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