Party supporters dance carries a banner with picture of Nigerian President and Presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party Goodluck Jonathan during a rally in Lagos on January 8, 2015. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thurs ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Port Harcourt - 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 the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) 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.
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"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
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
He said the gunmen opened fire on the campaign team on Jan.
15 in the afternoon.
"Policemen accompanying the team responded and chased away
"Nobody was hurt. No arrest was made and we have commenced
serious manhunt for the perpetrators of the act,’’ the police spokesperson