Abuja - Alleged gunmen have reportedly attacked
the senatorial liaison office of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress
in the Rivers South East Senatorial District elections, Magnus Abe.
Parry Saroh Benson, spokesperson to Abe, alleged the attack
was carried out on Monday by some thugs dressed in military attire.
Abe said the alleged arsonists carried sophisticated weapons
as they threw dynamite and bombs into the senatorial office.
It is reported staff had to run for cover owing to the
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Comment could not be obtained from police.
The reported incident is the latest in a series of
skirmishes that have rocked the state in recent months.
Ahead of the polls set for next month, the Rivers State
Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) urged political parties to denounce
The IPAC Chairman, Felix Obuah, further called on the police
and other security agencies as well as the Independent National Electoral
(INEC) to take proactive steps ensure peace.
- CAJ News