Gombe - Several property belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State were on Sunday burnt down by suspected thugs of the All Progressives Congress, reports Premium Times.
The PDP office in Akko Local Government Area, two vehicles and several shops were burnt down.
Sunday’s incident is coming three days after suspected PDP thugs attacked the residence of the APC governorship candidate in the state, Inuwa Yahya.Also read: PDP warns opposition against violence in Gombe
Different versions were given as the cause of Sunday’s violence.
While the PDP said a convoy of Yahya, instigated the violence, the APC stated that PDP members blocked the road and refused its members passage which led to a fight between them.
The incident caused serious panic in the town because residents thought they were under attack from members of the Boko Haram sect.
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