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Suspected political thugs vandalised Gombe state PDP secretariat

Suspected political thugs have vandalised Gombe state PDP secretariat and a campaign office of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar,

Situated along investment Quarters, on Bauchi road the campaign office of the former vice president had it windows broken, while items like Air Conditioners were carted away.
The thugs also burnt some section the Gombe State Secretariat of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
It was reported that the suspects stormed the party secretariat, located along Bauchi road, around 1:30am.
Eye witnesses said personnel of the Fire Service with assistance from men of the Nigerian Police Force helped extinguish the fire at the PDP Secretariat.
Reacting to the development while, addressing newsmen, PDP Chairman in Gombe state, General Audu Kwaskebe (Rtd), accused Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Kawu Lero, of spearheading the burning of the secretariat.
He said they had written a petition to the state police command for the appropriate action.

Meanwhile, State PRO of the APC, Mr Moses Kyari, alleged that it was PDP members that set their office on fire, “due internal crisis over control of the party structure.”
He said a structure bearing posters of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya were also touched by the vandals.

Efforts to speak to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Gombe, SP Obed Mary Malum, were not successful as she said she get back to our reporter who called for enquiry.


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