Few days to election, 9 cars set ablaze as APC convoy is attacked

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Few days to election, 9 cars set ablaze as APC convoy
is attacked –

Crisis struck few days to the general elections
as hoodlums attacked an APC convoy

  • During the attacks, about nine vehicles’s
    windscreens were smashed as people sustained
    various injuries
  • An APC chieftain, however, said the attack is
    not connected with PDP, the opposition party
    Few days to the general elections, tragedy
    struck as hoodlums attacked the campaign
    train of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
    on Saturday, February 9.
    The campaign convoy was carrying the
    Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister’s
    representative, the APC chairman in the
    FCT, Adulmalik Usman and other top APC
    chieftains and candidates of the party,
    Vanguard reports.
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    Almost nine vehicles of the convoy were
    immediately set on fire with their
    windscreens gravely smashed as some
    individuals came out with several degrees
    of injuries, however no life was lost.
    The crisis started at the Dei-Dei axis of the
    FCT as hoodlum threw petrol bombs at the
    vehicles as they mounted road blocks on
    various in the bid the prevent the convoy
    from reaching the palace of the Sarkin
    Jiwa.
    Security details of the convoy dispersed the
    crowds by firing into the air to scare the
    hoodlums, however, the convoy was again
    attacked when it was making his journey
    back from the palace as it was going
    towards Old Parade Ground for its
    campaign.
    Mohammed was however quick to dispel
    the speculation that the attacked could
    have been attacked by the Peoples
    Democratic Party (PDP).
    He said: “I don’t consider it to be a crisis between
    two parties. It was a premeditated attack on the
    APC stalwarts, but we didn’t have a privy
    knowledge of what was awaiting us.
    “It’s quite unfortunate that it happened. On our way
    going, we were attacked and of course, on our way
    coming back, we were also attacked.
    “But as law abiding citizens, we retreated and took
    another route in order to avoid loss of lives.
    “Based on the report I gathered from the security
    personnel, about nine of our vehicles were burnt

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