Posted by News Express | 17 January 2015 | 3,374 times
Another secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ngor community in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State was in the early hours of yesterday bombed by unknown persons.
According to the chairman of the APC in council, Amos Gogo Amos, the fire is burnt a building housing the secretariat.
APC leaders in Andoni are suspecting that the secretariat was torched with substances suspected to be dynamite the same way the APC secretariat at Okrika was bombed with dynamites at about 3.14am last Sunday.
He disclosed: “The building has been completely razed by the inferno. We are calling on the government to come to our aid as we are no longer safe in the community. Anything can happen in the night. As we speak, fire is still raging in the building.”
The caretaker committee chairman of Andoni Local Government Area, Ikwut Emmanuel, told journalists that he received a distress call that the secretariat of the APC in Andoni was on fire.
Emmanuel said: “I received a call around 3.am today that the APC secretariat at Ngor, ward 1, our party local government headquarter, was on fire. The entire building was razed from the roof down. I am calling on the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), and the commissioner of police in the state to investigate the matter.”
The police public relations officer, DSP Ahmad Mohammadu, confirmed the incident, adding that “the information within our reach is sketchy. However, I can inform that the police have begun investigation into the matter.
•Adapted from Newswatch Times.
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