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Niger Delta youths plan to attack Buhari

2015-01-23 20:31
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) embraces leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari during a conference to promote non-violence att ~ STRINGER
Port Harcourt - A Niger Delta youth organization has threatened to attack the campaign team of the presidential flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammad Buhari, reports NewsDay.

The attack is in retaliation for the attack on the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) presidential campaign convoy in Katsina on Tuesday.

The group, the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), in a statement signed by its spokesman, Eric Omare, said the decision to retaliate is based on the confirmed involvement of the APC in the Katsina attack.

Also read: Youths attack Jonathan’s convoy in Katsina

The group accused Buhari of  instigating his supporters to attack President Jonathan’s convoy in his home state.

Omare stated that the group has mandated its members and supporters of President Jonathan to retaliate any attack on the president by Buhari’s supporters .

- Newsday
Read more on: apc  |  muhammadu buhari  |  rivers state  |  political violence

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