Monday, 20 August 2018


Two members of the Bayelsa state APC has just been confirmed dead from an attack from the opposition party
According to reports from eye witnesses, the duo died at the noon hours of today, after attacks from suspected overzealous opposition party members.

The two victims have been identified as Peter and Kelly.
It could be recalled that the PDP and APC, have been at loggerheads since the inception of the LGA caretaker chairman, Hon. Victor Isaiah, as to who determines the politics of the area, which has resorted to series of attacks and counter attacks.
Already members of the APC, are pointing fingers to the PDP, accusing them of being responsible for the death of the duo, while members of the PDP, and also the Press secretary to the LGA caretaker chairman, are at defense.
This is coming few days to the official declaration of Hon. Israel sunny-goli, an APC chieftain in the area, who is set to unveil his intent for house of representatives, Nembe/Brass federal constituency.
The LGA caretaker chairman, Hon. Victor Isaiah was however reported to be out of the LGA on an official assignment during the time of the incident.
Contacted on the happening, the spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the development and stated that ” There was a clash between youths who claimed to be PDP and APC members. One person was reported dead while others were injured.”
“We have deployed policemen including mobile policemen to restore peace in the area. We have also commenced investigations to ascertain the remote and immediate causes of the crisis. We advise people to go about their normal activities”, he added.

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