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Police avert attack on PDP office  print

Published on December 8, 2012 by   ·   No Comments

The Nigerian police on Saturday in Yola,capital of Adamawa state foiled an attempt to attack the PDP Secretariat. The irate youths who made bonfire in front of the secretariat were dispersed by policemen dispatched to the scene.

The secretariat is being used by members of the caretaker committee, headed by Amb. Umar Damagun. The dissolved state executive, led by Alhaji Umaru Kugama is challenging the legitimacy of the caretaker committee in court.

The caretaker committee was set up by the national working committee of the PDP.

Mr Godfrey Okeke, the Adamawa Police Commissioner, who spoke on the incident said the situation had been brought under control.

He said that the youths who tried to create problems at the secretariat, took to their heels on sighting the policemen dispatched to the scene.

Damagun who spoke to reporters on the incident, alleged that the youths were sponsored to frustrate a crucial meeting of the party on Saturday.

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